how to pronounce sabbatical


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sabbatical is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of sabbatical in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… after an extended sabbatical on …”

meaning of sabbatical

Sabbatical is a period of time off work for a religious person.

sabbatical frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sabbatical occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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