Definition of sabbatical in English:
A period of paid leave granted to a college teacher for study or travel, traditionally every seventh year: she’s away on sabbatical
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- The paper was written whilst on sabbatical at Pennsylvania State University, where much logistical support and scientific stimulus was given by D. W. Burbank and colleagues.
- I spent 2 years as a professor at Acadia University replacing those on sabbatical.
- He thanks P. Hoffman for inviting him to spend his sabbatical at Harvard University, where this paper was completed.
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1Of or relating to a sabbatical.
- Only two of the paid sabbatical positions were contested, adding to concerns raised during the hustings that OUSU was failing to display its relevancy to the student body.
- For the next academic year, the author was on sabbatical leave and hence no data are available for the 1994-1995 year.
- He added: ‘We can run more sabbatical courses for priests and that would allow us to maintain the facility.’
2 archaic Of or appropriate to the sabbath.
- What makes the eschatobogical future available is God's sabbatical celebration, which has been taking place since the foundation of the world.
- But I have noticed what at least appears to be a disconnect in dietary and Sabbatical laws from the past til now.
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