Definition of leisure

 

  
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noun 
  1. freedom, Freedom provided by the cessation of activities.
  2. time, Time free from work or duties.
    • 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 1.
    • : This is why the mathematical arts were founded in Egypt; for there the priestly caste was allowed to be at .
Translations: 
  • German: Freizeit
Etymology: From leisir (French loisir), substantive use of a verb, from licere, licÄre "be permitted".


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