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Definition of 'vacancy'

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Her absence leaves a job vacancy, albeit temporarily. The Sun (2017)There is already one vacancy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They also have the right to be informed of any available vacancies at the establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We do this to include the actual cost of filling one vacancy. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsYou can apply for vacancies in person at our roadshow. The Sun (2011)You can apply for job vacancies in person at any of our five venues on the right. The Sun (2014)There are already meetings scheduled to choose the bishops to fill six diocesan vacancies next year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They cannot post vacancies or advertise their services. The Sun (2012)One already tells unemployed people what vacancies are available in their area. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can apply for our vacancies in person at any of our venues this week. The Sun (2011)Perhaps now there might be some job vacancies for our own people. The Sun (2008)The university has an internal job shop in which employers can post their vacancies without cost. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Advisers will know where vacancies are available and pass callers on to the relevant department. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Apply for job vacancies in person at any of our five venues. The Sun (2013)Its share price can be seen as a very rough proxy for the outlook for job vacancies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Suitable courses can be uploaded to the virtual campus and job vacancies are posted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At present there are 11 with one vacancy to be advertised next week. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Actually, there are one or two vacancies out there. The Sun (2011)Teachers have retired in droves in recent years, leaving vacancies to be filled by less experienced staff. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The chain now has 500 vacancies for permanent positions, with the majority of the roles in cycling. The Sun (2014)I remember interviewing three Britons and a Czech for a vacancy a few years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

Synonyms of 'vacancy'

room, space, available accommodation, unoccupied room
blankness, abstraction, lack of interest, incomprehension

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Translations for 'vacancy'

British English: vacancy /ˈveɪkənsɪ/ NOUN
A vacancy is a job or position which has not been filled.
We have a vacancy for a secretary.
  • American English: vacancy
  • Arabic: وَظِيفَةٌ خَالِية
  • Brazilian Portuguese: vaga
  • Chinese: 空缺
  • Croatian: slobodno mjesto
  • Czech: volné pracovní místo
  • Danish: ledig stilling
  • Dutch: vacature
  • European Spanish: vacante
  • Finnish: vapaa työpaikka
  • French: poste vacant
  • German: freie Stelle
  • Greek: κενή θέση
  • Italian: posto vacante
  • Japanese: 欠員
  • Korean: 공석
  • Norwegian: ledig plass
  • Polish: wolne stanowisko
  • European Portuguese: vaga
  • Romanian: post vacant
  • Russian: вакансия
  • Spanish: vacante
  • Swedish: ledig plats
  • Thai: ตำแหน่งว่าง
  • Turkish: boş yer
  • Ukrainian: вакансія
  • Vietnamese: vị trí còn trống

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