rest and recreation

rest and recreation
relaxation time, break from regular work, opportunity to air off of stress R&R (rest and recuperation) n. vacation, period of rest and relaxation, time off of one's regular duties (used especially in reference to a soldier's temporary leave from his duties)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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