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My juices needed restoring. I needed a sabbatical from the record business.
Norman Granz

Meaning of "sabbatical" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SABBATICAL

From Greek sabbatikos.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SABBATICAL

sabbatical  [səˈbætɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SABBATICAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sabbatical can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SABBATICAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sabbatical

Sabbatical or a sabbatical is a rest from work, or a break, often lasting from two months to a year. The concept of sabbatical has a source in shmita, described several places in the Bible. In the strict sense, therefore, a sabbatical lasts a year.

Definition of sabbatical in the English dictionary

The first definition of sabbatical in the dictionary is denoting a period of leave granted to university staff, teachers, etc, esp approximately every seventh year. Other definition of sabbatical is denoting a post that renders the holder eligible for such leave. Sabbatical is also any sabbatical period.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SABBATICAL


aristocratical
ˌærɪstəˈkrætɪkəl
automatical
ˌɔːtəˈmætɪkəl
diagrammatical
ˌdaɪəɡrəˈmætɪkəl
dramatical
drəˈmætɪkəl
emblematical
ˌɛmbləˈmætɪkəl
enigmatical
ˌenɪɡˈmætɪkəl
fanatical
fəˈnætɪkəl
grammatical
ɡrəˈmætɪkəl
kinematical
ˌkɪnɪˈmætɪkəl
mathematical
ˌmæθəˈmætɪkəl
phlegmatical
fleɡˈmætɪkəl
piratical
paɪˈrætɪkəl
pragmatical
præɡˈmætɪkəl
prelatical
prɪˈlætɪkəl
problematical
ˌprɒbləˈmætɪkəl
schematical
skiːˈmætɪkəl
statical
ˈstætɪkəl
systematical
sɪstəˈmætɪkəl
ungrammatical
ˌʌnɡrəˈmætɪkəl
viatical
vaɪˈætɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SABBATICAL

sabaton
sabayon
sabbat
Sabbatarian
Sabbatarianism
Sabbath
sabbath school
sabbatic
sabbatical leave
sabbatical term
sabbatical year
sabbatism
sabbatize
sabbing
SABC
sabe
Sabean
sabella

WORDS THAT END LIKE SABBATICAL

aeronautical
alphabetical
analytical
chemical
critical
diacritical
elliptical
hypothetical
identical
metical
mystical
nautical
optical
pharmaceutical
political
practical
skeptical
statistical
tactical
theoretical
vertical

Synonyms and antonyms of sabbatical in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sabbatical» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SABBATICAL

Find out the translation of sabbatical to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sabbatical from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sabbatical» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

> 休假
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

periodo sabático
570 millions of speakers

English

sabbatical
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विश्राम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التفرغ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

творческий отпуск
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

período sabático {or} de licença
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশ্রাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

congé sabbatique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sabatikal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Forschungsjahr
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

研究休暇
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

안식 휴가
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sabbatical
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nghỉ phép
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஓய்வினை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सब्लेटिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dini gün ile ilgili
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anno sabbatico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sabbatical
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

творчу відпустку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sabatic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εκπαιδευτική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sabbatsverlof
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sabbatsår
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sabbatsår
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sabbatical

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SABBATICAL»

The term «sabbatical» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.757 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SABBATICAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sabbatical» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sabbatical» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sabbatical

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6 QUOTES WITH «SABBATICAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sabbatical.
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Jim Diamond
I am on sabbatical as of right now, been too busy to think of about my OWN needs as of late.
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Norman Granz
My juices needed restoring. I needed a sabbatical from the record business.
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Maxine Kumin
I have a vast 'bone pile' of stillborn or abandoned poems along with jottings and wisps from the great beyond that I tend to scan. Sometimes that leads somewhere, and sometimes the Muse is just on sabbatical.
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Nigel Lawson
We already have a sabbatical system. It's called opposition, and I've had enough of it.
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Ricky Martin
During my sabbatical, I spent two years not listening to my songs at all.
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Stefan Sagmeister
I am not a religious person myself, but I did look for nature. I had spent my first sabbatical in New York City. Looked for something different for the second one. Europe and the U.S. didn't really feel enticing because I knew them too well. So Asia it was. The most beautiful landscapes I had seen in Asia were Sri Lanka and Bali.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SABBATICAL»

Discover the use of sabbatical in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sabbatical and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Escape 101: The Four Secrets to Taking a Sabbatical Or ...
Whether the reader is an adventurer, poet, volunteer, or someone who just needs a break, "Escape 101" provides a step-by-step system to take as much time as needed from a job, career, or business--without losing ground.
Dan Clements, Tara Gignac, 2007
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Just Too Busy: Taking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical
In this book, readers will laugh their way to learning the 10 telltale signs that they’re just too busy and find the courage to guard their families from the temptation of constant distraction.
Joanne Kraft, 2011
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Sabbatical: A Romance
Subtitled "a romance", Sabbatical is the story of Susan Rachel Allan Seckler, a sharp young associate professor of early American literature - part Jewish, part Gypsy, and possibly descended from Edgar Allen Poe - and her husband Fenwick ...
John Barth, 1982
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Family sabbatical
The Ridgeway family find new adventures when their father takes them to France for a year. Grades 5-6.
Carol Ryrie Brink, 1956
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A Marriage Sabbatical
This is the true story of Sabina Shalom who exchanged a brilliant single-life career for marriage and motherhood.
Sabina Shalom, 2000
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Sabbatical Journey: The Diary of His Final Year
Sabbatical Journey records the flowering of friendship and prayer during what would be his final year on earth.
Henri J. M. Nouwen, 2000
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Sabbatical Verses
Joseph John Gurney. All meet in Jesus, all in him combine, Ten thousand rays in one grand focus join ! Death to the sinful soul the law demands, And calls for vengeance at God's holy hands, But grace prevails and free remission gives, The  ...
Joseph John Gurney, 1837
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Black Sabbatical: Poems
A debut collection that sings with gutbucket colloquialisms, hallucinatory interludes, and Kentucky's storytelling tradition.
Brett Eugene Ralph, 2009
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Bring Your Own Children: South America!: A Family Sabbatical ...
Most families do not even consider adding it to their travel itineraries. But Robin and her family did!
Robin Malinosky-Rummell, Robin Malinosky-rummell, Ph.d., 2007
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A Year Sabbatical
A Year Sabbatical is a story of a womans journey on a quest to find herself.
Amy Price, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SABBATICAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sabbatical is used in the context of the following news items.
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Temasek CEO Ho Ching extends sabbatical
SINGAPORE: Temasek CEO and Executive Director of Temasak Ho Ching is extending her three-month sabbatical, announced in April, to six months, the ... «Channel News Asia, Jul 15»
2
Tim Howard wants back with US National Soccer Team after taking …
The 36-year-old Howard, who plays for Everton in the English Premier League, was allowed a sabbatical from international soccer in August last year but he ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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I got depressed during my sabbatical: Pritam
After composing music for “Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty” and “Shaadi Ke Side Effects”, Pritam Chakraborty is back from his sabbatical with “Bajrangi ... «The Indian Express, Jun 15»
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Rahul likely to be given top job
After an unexplained sabbatical lasting nearly two months, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi returned to Delhi on Thursday morning. He has returned at a ... «The Hindu, Apr 15»
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Temasek CEO Ho Ching takes 3-month sabbatical leave
SINGAPORE: Temasek Holdings Chief Executive Officer Ho Ching will be on "part-time sabbatical leave" for three months, according to a statement posted on ... «Channel News Asia, Apr 15»
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Western University President To “Voluntarily” Refund Sabbatical
After almost a week of intense public scrutiny and anger over a whopping salary payout, Western University's President says he will voluntarily repay the cash he ... «Am980 London News, Apr 15»
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Landon Donovan on His Sabbatical, His Time in Europe and His …
What did you feel getting away from everything was going to do for you on your sabbatical? The biggest thing was being able to make a decision that was good ... «New York Times, Nov 14»
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Cure for Office Burnout: Mini Sabbaticals
As they try to stand out in the hiring market and show they care about employee burnout, some employers are trying out new sabbatical programs. «Wall Street Journal, Oct 14»
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Paul Allen's sister, Jody Allen, takes sabbatical from Vulcan
SEATTLE — Vulcan CEO Jody Allen says she's taking a sabbatical from the Seattle investment and development company established by her brother, Microsoft ... «The Oregonian - OregonLive.com, Oct 14»
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Israeli farmers observe sabbatical _ with a wink
His greenhouse follows specific guidelines that certify the produce kosher for the sabbatical year: the troughs are raised high and the ground is covered in dark ... «Yahoo News, Oct 14»

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