Sabbatical meaning

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Bringing a period of rest that recurs in regular cycles.
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Relating or appropriate to the Sabbath as the day of rest.
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The definition of sabbatical is relating to the Sabbath or bringing a time of rest in regular cycles.

An example of Sabbatical is a custom observed on the Sabbath.

An example of sabbatical is a few months which a professor will have off in a recurring schedule of time off periods.

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Sabbatical is defined as an extended period of leave from work.

An example of sabbatical is when a professor takes a few months off from teaching to publish an article or a book.

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Relating to a sabbatical year.
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A sabbatical year.
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Of or suited to the Sabbath.
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A recurring period of rest.
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Relating to the Sabbath.
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Relating to a sabbatical.
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An extended period of leave, often one year long, taken by an employee in order to carry out projects not otherwise associated with the employee's job. During the sabbatical, the employer may pay some or all of the wages that would have been otherwise earned or some or all of the expenses incurred. University lecturers, for example, may be granted a one-year paid sabbatical once every seven years.
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Relating to the Sabbath.
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Origin of sabbatical

  • From Late Latin sabbaticus from Greek sabbatikos from sabbaton Sabbath Sabbath

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek σαββατικός (sabbatikos).

    From Wiktionary