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personal day Syllabification: per·son·al day

Definition of personal day in English:

noun

North American
A paid or unpaid day of leave from work for reasons other than illness or vacation, taken at the employee’s discretion: the company allows employees to take up to three personal days each year
More example sentences
  • It's just a wee bit too early in the school year to be running off with personal days.
  • The panel of substitute teachers operated by the Department of Education is covering all certified sick leave and personal days.
  • Most of the faculty and staff are having to work through Saturday, but I chose to take a personal day that day.

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