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