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"sabbatical" in American English

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sabbaticalnoun [C/U]

 us   /səˈbæt̬·ɪ·kəl/
time away from work given to college or university teachers, esp. to study, write, or travel: [U] Professor Logan will be on sabbatical this term.
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"sabbatical" in Business English

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sabbaticalnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /səˈbætɪkəl/ (also sabbatical leave)
HR, WORKPLACE a period during which an employee can take time away from work to study or travel: take a sabbatical The team's technical director might take a year's sabbatical next season.on sabbatical Gray is on sabbatical as he finishes his dissertation at IU. When he obtained funding for six months' sabbatical leave, he chose to visit a centre specializing in the disease. a sabbatical year/month/period
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