Meaning of VACANCY in English



Pronunciation: ' v ā -k ə n(t)-s ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -cies

Date: 1598

1 archaic : an interval of leisure

2 : physical or mental inactivity or relaxation : IDLENESS

3 a : a vacating of an office, post, or piece of property b : the time such office or property is vacant

4 : a vacant office, post, or tenancy

5 : empty space : VOID specifically : an unoccupied site for an atom or ion in a crystal

6 : the state of being vacant : VACUITY

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.