- 1. a period of paid leave granted to a university teacher or other worker for study or travel, traditionally one year for every seven years worked: "she's away on sabbatical"
- 1. relating to a sabbatical: "sabbatical leave"
- 2. of or appropriate to the sabbath. archaic
The first reference to Shmita is in the Book of Exodus (Exodus 23:10-11):. For six years you are to sow your land and to gather in its produce, but in the seventh, you are to let it go [tishm’tenah] and to let it be [u’nitashta], that the needy of your people may eat, and what remains, the wildlife of the field shall eat.
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