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Definition of Vacancy

Vacancy

  1. The quality or state of being vacant; emptiness; hence, freedom from employment; intermission; leisure; idleness; listlessness.
  2. That which is vacant.
  3. Empty space; vacuity; vacuum.
  4. An open or unoccupied space between bodies or things; an interruption of continuity; chasm; gap; as, a vacancy between buildings; a vacancy between sentences or thoughts.
  5. Unemployed time; interval of leisure; time of intermission; vacation.
  6. A place or post unfilled; an unoccupied office; as, a vacancy in the senate, in a school, etc.

Vacancy Quotations

All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.
Logan Pearsall Smith

The gap between rich and poor under President Obama is getting bigger because fewer well-paying jobs are available. Corporations are being taxed to the hilt and are loathe to add more workers. Thus, salaries fall because there are more than enough applicants to fill any job vacancy.
Bill O'Reilly

Whatever the reviewers feel about 'The Casual Vacancy', it is what I wanted it to be, and you can't say fairer than that as a writer.
J. K. Rowling

History is representational, while time is abstract; both of these artifices may be found in museums, where they span everybody's own vacancy.
Robert Smithson

What surprised me about 'The Casual Vacancy' was not just how good it was, but the particular way in which it was good.
Lev Grossman
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Vacancy Translations

vacancy in Spanish is vacante
vacancy in Swedish is vakans, ledig plats

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