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Sabbatize

[sab-uh-tahyz] /ˈsæb əˌtaɪz/ (often lowercase)
verb (used without object), Sabbatized, Sabbatizing.
1.
to keep the Sabbath.
verb (used with object), Sabbatized, Sabbatizing.
2.
to keep as the Sabbath.
Also, especially British, Sabbatise.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English sabbatisen < Late Latin sabbatizāre < Greek sabbatízein, equivalent to sábbat(on) Sabbath + -izein -ize
Related forms
Sabbatization, noun
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