Definition of 'vacant'
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Up to an eighth of posts and a sixth of training posts are vacant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His pain is in his vacant stare and frazzled nerves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are in a house with peeling walls and all the cosy charm of a vacant lot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This week it advertised for nine vacant positions offered up with zero hours. The Sun (2015)Parents should also know how many teaching posts were vacant when they applied to a school. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Which probably explains why they looked pretty vacant. The Sun (2006)Old properties torn down and vacant lots just breed crime. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This position has remained vacant for some time and urgently needs filling. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He says the funding will come from savings on staffing budgets and by not filling vacant posts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some committee and council positions have remained vacant. Christianity Today (2000)Vast areas of land behind the casinos and hotels are vacant lots where once family and holiday houses abounded. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One lodge owner tells me 80% of his rooms are vacant. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Otherwise, courtesy and consideration should have led him to a vacant seat near by. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is hanging on a hook in his vacant dressing room, which she enters uninvited. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)He was spared the sight of other vacant seats by former MPs who filled in the gaps. Times, Sunday Times (2011)TV footage beamed around the globe showing rows of vacant seats was a major embarrassment. The Sun (2012)I was passing the time with an egg sandwich and a vacant stare at the aisles of magazines. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He arrives in India today for an interview for the country's vacant national coaching job. Times, Sunday Times (2007)By building their network, they're in place to be recruited when a position becomes vacant. The Sun (2015)Services cannot be stocked or held over: hotel rooms left vacant one night do not add to the following night's capacity. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
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Translations for 'vacant'
British English: vacant /ˈveɪkənt/ ADJECTIVE
If something is vacant, it is not being used by anyone.
She sat down on a vacant seat.
- American English: vacant
- Arabic: شاغِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: vago
- Chinese: 有空缺的
- Croatian: prazan
- Czech: volný neobsazený
- Danish: ledig
- Dutch: leeg
- European Spanish: desocupado
- Finnish: vapaa tyhjä
- French: vacant
- German: unbesetzt
- Greek: αδειανός
- Italian: vacante
- Japanese: 空いている
- Korean: 비어 있는
- Norwegian: ledig
- Polish: wolny
- European Portuguese: vago
- Romanian: liber
- Russian: неиспользуемый
- Spanish: desocupado
- Swedish: tom
- Thai: ที่ยังไม่มีคนใช้
- Turkish: boş daire, ev, sandalye
- Ukrainian: вільний
- Vietnamese: trống không
Definition of vacant from the Collins English Dictionary
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