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Definition of sabbatical

What is the definition of "sabbatical"?
  • sabbaticaladjective
  • 1. Relating to a sabbatical year.
    2. Relating or appropriate to the Sabbath as the day of rest.


  • sabbaticalnoun
  • 1. A sabbatical year.


Use "sabbatical" in a sentence
  • "James Mortimer: I think the term sabbatical has to be taken with a grain of salt."

    "When people hear the word "sabbatical," they invariably think, "Sounds great—but there's no way I can do that.""

    "The Republican announced today he will pass on a presidential campaign, because he wants to take what he calls a sabbatical from public life."

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