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COMPASSIONATE LEAVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does compassionate leave mean? 

COMPASSIONATE LEAVE (noun)
  The noun COMPASSIONATE LEAVE has 1 sense:

1. (military) leave granted in an emergency such as family sickness or death

  Familiarity information: COMPASSIONATE LEAVE used as a noun is very rare.


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COMPASSIONATE LEAVE (noun)


Sense 1compassionate leave [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(military) leave granted in an emergency such as family sickness or death

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("compassionate leave" is a kind of...):

leave; leave of absence (the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)


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