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Noun
/ˈvākənsē/,
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vacancies, plural;
  1. An unoccupied position or job
    • - a vacancy for a shorthand typist
  2. An available room in a hotel or other establishment providing accommodations

  3. Empty space
    • - Cathy stared into vacancy, seeing nothing
  4. Emptiness of mind; lack of intelligence or understanding
    • - vacancy, vanity, and inane deception
  5. A defect in a crystal lattice, consisting of the absence of an atom or an ion from a position where there should be one


  1. being unoccupied
  2. void: an empty area or space; "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"
  3. (vacant) void of thought or knowledge; "a vacant mind"
  4. (vacant) without an occupant or incumbent; "the throne is never vacant"
  5. In crystallography, a vacancy is a type of point defect in a crystal. P. Ehrhart, Properties and interactions of atomic defects in metals and alloys, volume 25 of Landolt-Börnstein, New Series III, chapter 2, page 88, Springer, Berlin, 1991, Crystals inherently possess imperfections, often ...
  6. A job is a regular thing performed to create a value in society (and personality of individual) for meeting the needs of that individual. A person usually begins a job by becoming an employee, volunteering, or starting a business. ...
  7. Vacancy is an EP by Joseph Arthur released on May 11, 1999. Released by the independent label Undercover out of Portland, Oregon, Vacancy is a hand packaged, limited edition that was assembled one at a time by two people at Undercover. ...
  8. Vacancy is a 2007 American horror/thriller film, starring Luke Wilson and Kate Beckinsale. It was distributed by Screen Gems and was released on April 20, 2007. Production was scheduled to commence in August 2006 with Nimród Antal signing on to direct it.
  9. (Vacant) Occupancy in building construction and building codes is the use or intended use of a building or part thereof for the shelter or support of persons, animals or property. A closely-related meaning is the number of units in such a building that are rented or leased, or otherwise in-use. ...
  10. An unoccupied position or job; An available room in a hotel; guest house, etc; Empty space; Lack of intelligence or understanding; A defect in a crystal caused by the absence of an atom in a lattice
  11. (vacant) Not occupied; empty; Showing no intelligence or interest
  12. (Vacancies) When a City Council position becomes vacant for any reason, City Council makes a temporary appointment. These appointments must be made within 60 days of the vacancy, and the appointee serves until the next Council election.
  13. (9. VACANCIES) The SCODOS Executive Committee at its next meeting shall nominate one of its SCODOS members to act on vacancies in the SCODOS Executive Committee which are permanent, i.e. the post of Chairman, Chairman Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary.
  14. (Vacancies) Job positions that an employer needs to fill by hiring someone.
  15. (Vacant) A building with nothing in it. While an “unoccupied” building is defined by not having people in it, a “vacant” building is also devoid of furnishings and other items. Vacancy beyond a specified period of time is prohibited by the standard homeowner policy. See: Unoccupied .
  16. (Vacant) Status of a dwelling whose occupants have left it with no intention of returning; also, status of any newly built dwelling between the time the work is completed and the time the first occupants move in.
  17. (VACANT (VAC)) includes only the space that is vacant for the entire year. If space is only vacant for part of the fiscal year, assign functions according to how it was used when occupied.
  18. (VACANT) (November 1953-January 1954)
  19. (Vacant) A premise that has no contents and the normal occupants are absent.
  20. (Vacant) Empty of contents. Abandoned.
  21. (Vacant) Terminology used to describe an undeveloped lot or an unoccupied home.
  22. (vacant (V)) Describes a room that was not occupied the night before and is ready to be rented.
  23. (vacant) adj. 1. The state a lavatory is in when it's not engaged. Curiously this is not used of telephones.
  24. unoccupied units as a percentage of the total number.
  25. A place which is empty (vacant). The term is generally used to describe a property available for rent.