day off

day off
day off day ˈoff noun days off PLURALFORM [countable]
a day when you do not go to work because you have a holiday or because you are sick:

• On my days off, you'll usually find me in the garden.

• I'm taking a few extra days off over Christmas.

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day off UK US noun [C] (plural days off) WORKPLACE, HR
a day when you do not work: book/have/take a day off »

The change in rules meant they would be unable to take a day off if their children were ill.

sb's day off »

I usually catch up with housework on my day off.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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