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sick note

Translation of sick note in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English)
    certificado (masculine) de enfermedad
    Example sentences
    • Family doctors say they are struggling to cope with the soaring demand for sick notes as suspicious employers insist workers provide medical proof they are not skiving.
    • Bradford Crown Court heard that it was only when Brown began to seek sick notes for her absences that her series of lies was revealed.
    • The survey also highlighted concerns about the sick note system, most employers believing doctors issued them too easily.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
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    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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