Variants of sabbatical
Origin of sabbatical
Late Latin sabbaticus, from Greek sabbatikos, from sabbaton
First Known Use: 1599
Simple Definition of sabbatical
: a period of time during which someone does not work at his or her regular job and is able to rest, travel, do research, etc.
Examples of sabbatical
Several professors will be taking sabbaticals this year.
She recently returned to work after a two-year sabbatical from her acting career.
Several professors will be on sabbatical this year.
First Known Use of sabbatical
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