Meaning of VACANCY in English

VACANCY

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈvā-kən(t)-sē ]

noun

( 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

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