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 (sə-băt′ĭ-kəl) also sab·bat·ic (-ĭk)
1. Relating to a sabbatical year.
2. Sabbatical also Sabbatic Relating or appropriate to the Sabbath as the day of rest.
A sabbatical year.

[From Late Latin sabbaticus, from Greek sabbatikos, from sabbaton, Sabbath; see Sabbath.]


(Protestantism) of, relating to, or appropriate to the Sabbath as a day of rest and religious observance
(Bible) short for sabbatical year


1. (Education) denoting a period of leave granted to university staff, teachers, etc, esp approximately every seventh year: a sabbatical year; sabbatical leave.
2. (Education) denoting a post that renders the holder eligible for such leave
(Education) any sabbatical period
[C16: from Greek sabbatikos; see Sabbath]


(səˈbæt ɪ kəl)

also sab•bat′ic,

1. (cap.) of or appropriate to the Sabbath.
2. pertaining to a sabbatical year.
4. any extended period of leave from one's customary work.
[1605–15; < Greek sabbatikós (sábbaton) Sabbath]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sabbatical - a leave usually taken every seventh year
leave, leave of absence - the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty; "a ten day's leave to visit his mother"
sabbatical year - a sabbatical leave lasting one year
Adj.1.sabbatical - of or relating to the Sabbath; "Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims"
2.sabbatical - of or relating to sabbatical leave; "sabbatical research project"


A. ADJ (Rel) → sabático
B. N (also sabbatical year) → año m sabático


[səˈbætɪkəl] n (= sabbatical year) → année f sabbatique
to take a sabbatical → prendre une année sabbatiquesabbatical year nannée f sabbatique


(Rel) → Sabbat-
(Univ) he is on sabbatical leaveer hat akademischen Urlaub or Forschungsurlaub
n (Univ) → akademischer Urlaub, Forschungsurlaub m; to have a/be on sabbaticalForschungsurlaub or akademischen Urlaub haben


[səˈbætɪkl] (Univ)
1. nanno sabbatico
to take a sabbatical → prendere un anno sabbatico
2. adjsabbatico/a
sabbatical year → anno sabbatico
References in classic literature ?
There were scores of people, most of them sufficiently sabbatical to have assumed their best clothes.
Edna was struck by the benevolent appearance of an elderly spectator in a silk hat and Sabbatical garments.
And while Brendan Rodgers (above, left) was referring to ex-Liverpool players in the media when he claimed 'there is a group of people that don't want me here', there is clearly one bloke who doesn't want him at Anfield - Jurgen Klopp, on sabbatical (millionaires and Guardian journalists have 'sabbaticals', the rest of us 'doss about').
At age 65, he began to notice significant cognitive impairment--not just forgetting and misplacing things, but missing two return flights, taking his grocery list to a hardware store, and feeling "like I was wading through mental jelly," he recorded in Street Sabbatical.
In the beginning: The Bible requires a seventh year sabbatical to give people and the land a respite and to refresh.
The faculty sabbatical has been around since Harvard University first offered it to its teaching staff in 1880.
LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven nonprofit health-sector executives will be recognized with The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) Sabbatical Program Award at a luncheon in Los Angeles on September 9, 2014.
When an employee takes a sabbatical, it is critical that their employers consider the following issues: Holiday and benefits - Where the contract of employment continues during the sabbatical period, employees will continue to accrue their statutory entitlement to be paid annual leave.
Willett will assume the new role from 1st June and will succeed Andrew Suckling who goes on a 12 month sabbatical.
Despite being happily married, she added that every couple should have a sabbatical.
AILING national carrier Air India ( AI) has asked its employees who were sent on a sabbatical to reduce the company's huge salary bill to take a final decision by December- end on whether they want to quit or return to work.
3m will be spent over three years to continue a Welsh language sabbatical scheme.