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vacancy

noun
     
Related topics: Employment, Tourism
va‧can‧cy S3 plural vacancies
1 [countable]BE a job that is available for someone to start doing:
There are still two vacancies on the school board.
vacancy for
We have no vacancies for photographers at the moment.
The council is making every effort to fill the vacancies.
information about job vacancies
2 [countable]DLT a room in a hotel or building that is not being used and is available for someone to stay in:
Let me see if we have a vacancy for tonight.
' No vacancies ', the sign read.
3 [uncountable] written lack of interest or thought:
His mouth fell open and the look of vacancy returned.

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