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Definition of Vacant


  1. Deprived of contents; not filled; empty; as, a vacant room.
  2. Unengaged with business or care; unemployed; unoccupied; disengaged; free; as, vacant hours.
  3. Not filled or occupied by an incumbent, possessor, or officer; as, a vacant throne; a vacant parish.
  4. Empty of thought; thoughtless; not occupied with study or reflection; as, a vacant mind.
  5. Abandoned; having no heir, possessor, claimant, or occupier; as, a vacant estate.

Vacant Quotations

If you leave the smallest corner of your head vacant for a moment, other people's opinions will rush in from all quarters.
George Bernard Shaw

The land created me. I'm wild and lonesome. Even as I travel the cities, I'm more at home in the vacant lots.
Bob Dylan

Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
Louis XIV

Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate.
Louis XIV

As an actor, if you're just sitting and staring and you don't know who you are in your own mind, it's vacant. And sometimes the camera is an X-ray machine, it can pick it up.
Albert Brooks
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Vacant Translations

vacant in Afrikaans is vakant
vacant in Dutch is leeg, vrij, open, onbezet
vacant in French is vacant
vacant in German is leerstehend, unbesetzt, leerstehende, leer
vacant in Italian is vacante
vacant in Norwegian is vakant, ledig
vacant in Portuguese is vago
vacant in Swedish is obesatt, ledig, tom
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