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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sab·bat·i·cal /səˈbætɪkəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sab·bat·ic Sab·bat·ic·al a.  Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor.
 Sabbatical year Jewish Antiq., every seventh year, in which the Israelites were commanded to suffer their fields and vineyards to rest, or lie without tillage.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to the Sabbath; "Friday is a sabbatical day
             for Muslims" [syn: sabbatic]
      2: of or relating to sabbatical leave; "sabbatical research
      n : a leave usually taken every seventh year [syn: sabbatical