Shabbat


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Shab·bat

 (shə-bät′, shä′bəs)
n.
The Jewish Sabbath, observed from sundown on Friday until sundown on Saturday.

[Hebrew šabbāt, sabbath; see Sabbath.]
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Shabbat

(ʃɑːˈbɑːt) ,

Shabbos

or

Shabbes

n, pl Shabbatot (ˌʃɑːbɑːˈtot) , Shabbosos (ʃɑːˈbosəs) or Shabbosim (ʃɑːbosəm)
(Judaism) Judaism another word for the Sabbath
[from Hebrew shabbāth; see Sabbath]
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Shab•bat

(ʃɑˈbɑt)

n.
Hebrew. the Jewish Sabbath.
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