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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsabbaticalsab‧bat‧i‧cal /səˈbætɪkəl/ noun [countable, uncountable]  BECa period when someone, especially someone in a university job, stops doing their usual work in order to study or travel She took a long sabbatical.on sabbatical Dr Watson’s away on sabbatical.
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sabbaticalAn academic on a sabbatical, Farrel wondered?Gross left on a sabbatical and never came back.Apple chairman John Sculley took a sabbatical.They usually took sabbaticals for this and returned to something quite different a different job, a different location.In between, the in-service education of the clergy continues apace with sabbaticals and reading weeks and retreats and the good-natured summer schools.on sabbaticalHe's going on sabbatical next fall.