Definition of sessional in US English:

sessional

adjective

  • See session

    • ‘Childline currently has 80 active volunteers, five sessional workers and eight full-time workers.’
    • ‘With the budget cuts, the department can no longer afford to hire sessional teachers and have decided to reduce the number of courses offered.’
    • ‘Many of the workers will be part-time, sessional or on temporary contracts.’
    • ‘Currently, 10 smoking cessation specialists and 15 sessional workers provide an intensive service, seeing about 4000 smokers a year.’
    • ‘The second aspect of their strategy was the contracting out of sessional work to private orthodontists on a fee per case basis.’

Pronunciation

sessional

/-SHənl/