terminal leave

noun

Definition of terminal leave

: a final leave consisting of accumulated unused leave granted to a member of the armed forces just prior to separation or discharge from service

First Known Use of terminal leave

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Terminal leave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terminal%20leave. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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