sabbatical leave
noun see sabbatical year

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sabbatical leave — ➔ leave …   Financial and business terms

  • sabbatical leave — n. a year or shorter period of absence for study, rest, or travel, given at intervals (orig. every seven years) as to some college teachers and now to people in other fields, at full or partial salary * * * …   Universalium

  • sabbatical leave — n. a year or shorter period of absence for study, rest, or travel, given at intervals (orig. every seven years) as to some college teachers and now to people in other fields, at full or partial salary …   English World dictionary

  • sabbatical leave — noun a leave usually taken every seventh year • Syn: ↑sabbatical • Hypernyms: ↑leave, ↑leave of absence • Hyponyms: ↑sabbatical year * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • sabbatical leave — A year or more absence permitted a member of a college or university faculty for study, writing, or travel, usually with continuing pay or part pay. State ex rel. West Virginia Board of Education v Sims, 139 W Va 802, 81 SE2d 665 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sabbatical — sab‧bat‧i‧cal [səˈbætɪkl] noun [countable, uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES a period of time when someone, especially someone in a university teaching job, stops doing their usual work in order to work in business, to study, or travel: • He spent… …   Financial and business terms

  • Sabbatical — [sə bat′i kəl] adj. [< Fr sabbatique < LL(Ec) sabbaticus < Gr sabbatikos < sabbaton (see SABBATH) + AL] 1. of or suited to the Sabbath 2. [s ] bringing a period of rest that recurs in regular cycles n. [s ] 1. a recurring period of… …   English World dictionary

  • sabbatical year — n. 1. among the ancient Jews, every seventh year, in which, according to Mosaic law, the land and vineyards were to remain fallow and debtors were to be released ☆ 2. SABBATICAL LEAVE …   English World dictionary

  • Sabbatical — A sabbatical (from the Latin sabbaticus , from the Greek sabbatikos , from Hebrew shabbathon , i.e., Sabbath) is a rest from work, a hiatus, typically 2 months plus. The concept of a sabbatical has a source in several places in the Bible… …   Wikipedia

  • leave — Synonyms and related words: AWOL, French leave, Godspeed, OK, abandon, abdicate, abrupt, abscondence, absence, absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, abstain from, accord, add a codicil, adieu, admission, admit, alienate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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