Sabbatic
Sabbatic Sab*bat"ic, Sabbatical Sab*bat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. sabbatique.] Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor. [1913 Webster]

{Sabbatical year} (Jewish Antiq.), every seventh year, in which the Israelites were commanded to suffer their fields and vineyards to rest, or lie without tillage. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sabbatic — adjective see sabbatical I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sabbatic — Sab·bat·ic || sÉ™ bætɪk adj. pertaining to the Sabbath, pertaining to a weekly day of rest and religious observance (also Sabbatical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sabbatic — sab·bat·ic …   English syllables

  • sabbatic — /səˈbætɪk/ (say suh batik) adjective, noun → sabbatical. {Greek sabbatikos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sabbatic — adjective of or relating to the Sabbath Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims • Syn: ↑sabbatical • Pertains to noun: ↑Sabbath, ↑Sabbath (for: ↑sabbatical) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sabbatic year — year of leave or break from work …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sabbatic(al) —   a. pertaining to or suitable for sabbath.    ♦ sabbatical, n. & a. (period of paid leave) granted to academic staff approximately every seventh year.    ♦ sabbatical year, every seventh year when ancient Jews ceased tilling; year s paid leave… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • non-Sabbatic — adj., n. * * * …   Universalium

  • non-Sabbatic — adj., n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sabbatical — Sabbatic Sab*bat ic, Sabbatical Sab*bat ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. sabbatique.] Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor. [1913 Webster] {Sabbatical year} (Jewish Antiq.), every seventh… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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