Associations to the word «Sabbatical»


SABBATICAL, adjective. Relating to the Sabbath.
SABBATICAL, adjective. Relating to a sabbatical.
SABBATICAL, noun. An extended period of leave, often one year long, taken by an employee in order to carry out projects not otherwise associated with the employee's job. During the sabbatical, the employer may pay some or all of the wages that would have been otherwise earned or some or all of the expenses incurred. University lecturers, for example, may be granted a one-year paid sabbatical once every seven years.
SABBATICAL, adjective. Relating to the Sabbath
SABBATICAL YEAR, noun. A year of rest for the land observed every seven years in ancient Judea, which included allowing the fields to lie without tilling, sowing, or reaping from one autumn to the next in accordance with a Levitical commandment.
SABBATICAL YEAR, noun. A leave, often with full or half pay granted (as every seventh year) to one holding an administrative or professional position for rest, travel, or research.
SABBATICAL YEARS, noun. Plural of sabbatical year

Dictionary definition

SABBATICAL, noun. A leave usually taken every seventh year.
SABBATICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the Sabbath; "Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims".
SABBATICAL, adjective. Of or relating to sabbatical leave; "sabbatical research project".

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Friedrich Nietzsche