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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.]
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(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]
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(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]
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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"
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A. ADJ (Rel) → sabático
B. N (also sabbatical year) → año m sabático
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[səˈbætɪkəl] n (= sabbatical year) → année f sabbatique
to take a sabbatical → prendre une année sabbatiquesabbatical year nannée f sabbatique
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(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
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[səˈbætɪkl] (Univ)
1. nanno sabbatico
to take a sabbatical → prendere un anno sabbatico
2. adjsabbatico/a
sabbatical year → anno sabbatico
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Now TV says its 'Box Set Sabbatical' will allow the winner to take a 'Box Set Sabbatical' meaning they can binge watch their favourite shows all night and never have to worry about setting the alarm for work.
The letter said MacDonald is "taking an indefinite sabbatical from all preaching and leadership" at the Rolling Meadows church but might continue preaching over the winter at the church in Naples, Florida.
The Take That frontman has revealed he is planning a sabbatical after the band's European tour next spring so that he can "live a bit".
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Whether a sabbatical is for few weeks or years, a working professional always seeks opportunities to comeback with better preparations.