maternity leave

noun

Definition of maternity leave

: time off from a job given a mother to take care of a newborn child The company granted her maternity leave.
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“Maternity leave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maternity%20leave. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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