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noun
permission to be absent from duty, employment, service, etc.; leave.
the length of time granted in such permission: a two-year leave of absence.
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Origin of leave of absence

First recorded in 1765–75
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leave of absence

noun
permission to be absent from work or duty
the period of absence
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