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עֲצֶרֶת ('atzéretf (plural indefinite עֲצָרוֹת‎, singular construct עֲצֵרֶת־‎, plural construct עַצְרוֹת־‎)

  1. Gathering of an organization
    • החלטה 194 של עצרת האומות המאוחדות התקבלה ב־11 בדצמבר 1948.‎‎
      Resolution 194 of the United Nations General Assembly was received on 11 December 1948.
  2. Assembly or rally
    • 2015 31 October, 20 Years since Murder: Gathering in the Square, Mako
      במהלך העצרת יוקרן נאום של הנשיא האמריקני שהוקלט במיוחד לאירוע
      During the rally, a speech by the American president recorded specifically for the event will be screened.
  3. (mathematics) factorial
    • המספר "6 עצרת" היא המכפלה של אחת, שתיים, שלוש, ארבע, חמש, ושש.‎‎
      Ha-mispár "shesh 'atzéret" hi ha-makhpeláh shel aḥát, shtáyim, shalósh, arba', ḥamésh, v-shesh.
      The number "6 factorial" is the product of one, two, three, four, five, and six.
  4. (biblical) A festival's eighth day of assembly, usually for Sukkot
    Leviticus 23:36, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
    שִׁבְעַת יָמִים תַּקְרִיבוּ אִשֶּׁה לַיהוָה בַּיּוֹם הַשְּׁמִינִי מִקְרָא קֹדֶשׁ יִהְיֶה לָכֶם וְהִקְרַבְתֶּם אִשֶּׁה לַיהוָה עֲצֶרֶת הִוא כָּל מְלֶאכֶת עֲבֹדָה לֹא תַעֲשׂוּ׃‎‎
    Shiv'at yamim taqrivo isheh l-YHWH, ba-yom ha-shmini miqra qodesh yih'yeh lakhem v-hiqravtem isheh l-YHWH; 'atzeret hi, kol m'lekhet avodah lo ta'asu.
    Seven days ye shall bring an offering made by fire unto the LORD; on the eighth day shall be a holy convocation unto you; and ye shall bring an offering made by fire unto the LORD; it is a day of solemn assembly; ye shall do no manner of servile work.
  5. (Talmudic) Shavuot, the Jewish Pentecost
    a. 500 CE, Babylonian Talmud, Yevamot 62:b:
    תָּנָא: כֻּלָם מֵתוּ מִפֵּסַח וְעַד עֲצֶרֶֶת‎‎
    Tána: kulám métu miPésaḥ v-ad 'Atzéret
    It is taught: they all died between Passover and Shavuot.
    Synonym: שבועות

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