Vacancy definition

vākən-sē
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An empty or unoccupied space.
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The definition of a vacancy is the state of being empty or available, or refers to an empty and unintelligent mind.

When a hotel has a room available that a guest can rent, this is an example of a vacancy.

When there is a job available at a company that needs to be filled, this is an example of a vacancy.

When a person is very dumb and knows nothing, this is an example of vacancy.

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The state of being empty in mind; lack of intelligence, interest, or thought; vacuity.
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(archaic) A period of leisure; idleness.
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The state of being vacant, or empty; emptiness.
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(now rare) The state of being free from work, activity, etc.; idleness.
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An unoccupied position or office; unfilled post, situation, or job.
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Untenanted quarters, as in a hotel.
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(physics) A lattice defect in a crystal due to a displaced or missing ion or atom.
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Empty space.
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A vacant space; gap, blank, opening, etc.
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An unoccupied position or job.
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An available room in a hotel; guest house, etc.
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Empty space.
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Lack of intelligence or understanding.
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(physics) A defect in a crystal caused by the absence of an atom in a lattice.
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A crystal defect caused by the absence of an atom, ion, or molecule in a crystal lattice.
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Emptiness of mind; inanity.
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The condition of being vacant or unoccupied.
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A position, office, or place of accommodation that is unfilled or unoccupied.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
vacancy
Plural:
vacancies

Origin of vacancy

  • From vac(ant) +"Ž -ancy.

    From Wiktionary