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le congé - Mot du Jour - French Word of the Day

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Definition:  holiday, vacation, leave; (job) notice

Quand seras-tu en congé ? - When will you be on holiday/vacation?

Lundi est mon jour de congé - Monday is my day off.

J'ai donné mon congé la semaine dernière - I gave (handed in) my notice last week.

Related: congédiable (adj) - due for discharge, able to be dismissed; congédier - to dismiss

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