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leave (LEEV) (noun)
Permission or authorization to do something: James asked his parents if he had their leave to go to the concert in the park that evening.
leave (LEEV) (verb)
1. To go away; to end an association with something: After school, Stanley and Nettie will both leave for their summer jobs.
2. To continue living after one's death: Dale will leave a young son and daughter when he dies.
3. To remain as an after-effect: Spilling red berries on a white shirt will leave a stain that is difficult to remove.
let (LET) (verb)
1. To rent: The landlord let the apartment to the students.
2. To provide an opportunity: The teacher's error in calculating the test scores of the class let William and the others get higher grades on the test than they had expected.

Climbing the tower let the tourists have a spectacular view of the city.

3. To allow passage: The teacher, Mrs. Williams said, "Will you let Jimmy into the room, please."

The butler said, "With your leave, sir, I will let the tourists into the building for an informal tour before you leave on your holidays."

(Latin: to leave, to abandon)
(Greek, elleipsis, elleipo, elleipein; Latin, ellipsis: abandon, to leave [behind]; fail; lack, lacking; be wanting)
Word Entries containing the term: “leave
family leave (s) (noun), family leaves (pl)
A policy that permits workers to have a certain amount of paid time off from their jobs so they can take care of someone with whom they are living: Family leaves are stipulated in many countries around the world so the working adult can be home to provide for family emergencies, the birth or adoption of a child, or taking care of a sick parent or spouse.
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family-care leave (s) (noun), family-care leaves (pl)
Permission to be absent from one's work to care for a member that is usually living with parents and their offspring: The family-care leave is a period when an employee is allowed to care for a family member who is pregnant, ill, disabled, or incapacitated.
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