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sabbatical

noun

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a period of time during which someone does not work at their regular job
  • Several professors will be taking sabbaticals this year.
  • She recently returned to work after a two-year sabbatical from her acting career.

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The first known use of sabbatical was in 1599

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“Sabbatical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sabbatical. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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