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sabbatical

1. denoting a period of leave granted to university staff, teachers, etc., esp approximately every seventh year
2. denoting a post that renders the holder eligible for such leave
3. any sabbatical period

Sabbatical

of, relating to, or appropriate to the Sabbath as a day of rest and religious observance
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He was also an inveterate traveler to England and Europe; in one sabbatical year he attended 48 operas there.
Regenstein has been on the faculty at Cornell since July of 1974 and spent his 1980-81 sabbatical year at the Torry Research Station in Aberdeen, Scotland.
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These laws include the laws of 'mandatory charity', the sabbatical year, the jubilee year and the laws which confer on the poor the right to some agricultural produce.
Tina's parents had arranged for her to spend junior year abroad in England, where her father, a professor of engineering, was taking his sabbatical year.
At the end of the 1960s McKinlay took a sabbatical year in India where he taught and immersed himself in Indian culture.
He argues that the Sabbatical year, as enjoined in Deuteronomy 15 and explicated by rabbinical and later Jewish commentators, played a generative role in the development of the concept of redistributionism.
Shihabi left Shuaa Capital in 2009 to take a sabbatical year after spending seven years with the firm as head of research.
He spent a sabbatical year in Newcastle, England, working with Dr.
US academic John Pucher, who spent a sabbatical year researching ways to boost bike-riding levels in the city, revealed his efforts to ride to Sydney University from his Stanmore home.
A paid sabbatical year, during which I would successfully climb all 284 Munros in Scotland.
She spent several months during a sabbatical year living in one of the region's remote native communities during the winter months.