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sick note

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Conditions of employment
sick noteˈsick note noun [countable] British English  BECa note written by your doctor or your parents saying that you were too ill to go to work or school syn excuse American English
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sick noteYou don't bring a proper sick note when you've been off school.
From Longman Business Dictionarysick noteˈsick note noun [countable] British English a note written by your doctor saying that you are too ill to workEmployees must get a sick note from their doctor if they have been away from work for more than seven days.
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