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ma·ter·ni·ty leave

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  1. maternity leavenoun

    A leave of absence from a job for a mother to care of a baby.


  1. Maternity Leave

    "Maternity Leave" is the 15th episode of the second season of Lost, and the 40th episode overall. The episode was directed by Jack Bender, and written by Dawn Lambertsen Kelly and Matt Ragghianti. It first aired on March 1, 2006 on ABC. The character of Claire Littleton is featured in the episode's flashbacks.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maternity leave in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maternity leave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Nick Merrill:

    This is someone who has spent nearly two decades in public service, and is widely known for her integrity and tireless work ethic, after the birth of her son, she took maternity leave. The IG had questions about the details of her leave, Huma answered. Anything beyond that injected into the public sphere is unfounded and from partisans in Congress with a clear agenda. These emails serve to reinforce that these allegations are baseless. It's not surprising, but it is disappointing.

  2. Ylva Johansson:

    It is a massive decline, we're creating a whole new underclass. And it will be totally on the margins of society with no right to pensions, maternity leave or anything.

  3. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    He feels that meaningful maternity leave when it matters most is one of the best ways that we can support the women who serve our country and also serves as a safeguard against losing skilled service members.

  4. Jill Jayne:

    I ’m coming back from maternity leave, so I was looking for ways to sort of reintegrate myself into society.

  5. Mauricio Avendano:

    The very significant message of this paper is that there is a potential for maternity leave benefit programs to have a real long-term effect on the mental health of women and that the effects of maternity leave benefits are not only short-lived ... they are likely to extend for many decades.


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    applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus
    • A. anestrus
    • B. larceny
    • C. foumart
    • D. auspices

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