block release

block release ˌblock reˈlease \Chris had said to make this a Subentry at 'release' but it doesn't fit there. Needs to be a HWD, like 'day release'. EM noun [uncountable]
an arrangement in which someone can take time off from their work to study at a college, and do a series of regular short courses:

• The block release course in construction consists of 4 periods of study, each lasting 5 weeks.

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block release UK US noun [U] HR
a system in the UK that allows employees to spend periods of time away from their job in order to study for a qualification at a college or university: »

Training consists of block release study and homework for accountancy exams.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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