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the Sabbath

noun [S] uk   /sæb.əθ/ us  
the day of the week kept by some religious groups for rest and worship. The Sabbath is Sunday for most Christians, Saturday for Jews, and Friday for Muslims: to keep/break (= follow/not follow the religious rules for) the SabbathHoliness
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