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addaword.gifdefinition of gardening leave

noun
(also garden leave)
a period during which an employee who is leaving an organization continues to be paid but does not go to work, in order to stop them accessing or sharing confidential information
It sounds great being paid to spend your notice period at home rather than work after you get a new job. But is gardening leave all it's cracked up to be?
Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/10/2013 14:53:00
Definition of gardening leave from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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