Secondment vs Sabbatical - What's the difference?

secondment | sabbatical |


As a noun secondment

is the process or state of being seconded, the temporary transfer of a person from their normal duty to another assignment.

As an adjective sabbatical is

relating to the sabbath.

secondment

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • the process or state of being seconded, the temporary transfer of a person from their normal duty to another assignment
  • Anagrams

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    sabbatical

    Alternative forms

    * sabbatic

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Relating to the Sabbath.
  • Relating to a .
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An extended period of leave, often one year long, taken by an employee in order to carry out projects not otherwise associated with the employee's job. During the sabbatical, the employer may pay some or all of the wages that would have been otherwise earned or some or all of the expenses incurred. University lecturers, for example, may be granted a one-year paid sabbatical once every seven years.