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Sabbatize

[sab-uh-tahyz] /ˈsæb əˌtaɪz/
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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