Definition of "sabbatical" [sabbatical]

  • (adjective) Relating to a sabbatical year.
  • (adjective) Relating or appropriate to the Sabbath as the day of rest.
  • (noun) A sabbatical year.
  • (adjective) of, relating to, or appropriate to the Sabbath as a day of rest and religious observance

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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