Sab•bat•i•calPronunciation: (su-bat'i-kul), [key]
of or pertaining or appropriate to the Sabbath.
) of or pertaining to a sabbatical year.
) bringing a period of rest.
) See sabbatical year.
) any extended period of leave from one's customary work, esp. for rest, to acquire new skills or training, etc. Also,Sab•bat'ic.
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