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career break

Line breaks: car¦eer break

Definition of career break in English:

noun

A period of time during which one chooses not to work, typically in order to bring up one’s children or pursue other interests: I had taken a three-year career break to bring up my daughter
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  • Alas, the majority of women have problems with saving for retirement, thanks to lower wages, part-time working and maternity and career breaks.
  • The flip side, of course, is that it will show up any career breaks so you'll need to be prepared to talk about them.
  • On the whole women earn less (even now), take longer career breaks, retire earlier and live longer than men.

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