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 in a sentence
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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