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Sabbatical year   /səbˈætɪkəl jɪr/   Listen
Sabbatical year

A sabbatical leave lasting one year.

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"Sabbatical year" Quotes from Famous Books

... very purpose. The dietary laws, the laws of forbidden marriages, the laws of tithes, the laws prescribing that the corner of the field, the dropped and forgotten ears and the gleanings of the vintage should be left to the poor, the laws of the sabbatical year, the Jubilee, and the regulations governing charity—all these are intended to guard us against avarice and selfishness. Other laws and precepts are for the purpose of moderating our tendency to anger and rage, and ...
— A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy • Isaac Husik

Words linked to "Sabbatical year" :   sabbatical, sabbatical leave

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