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Definitions for vacancy
ˈveɪ kən siva·can·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacancynoun

    being unoccupied

  2. void, vacancy, emptiness, vacuumnoun

    an empty area or space

    "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"

Wiktionary

  1. vacancynoun

    An unoccupied position or job.

  2. vacancynoun

    An available room in a hotel; guest house, etc.

  3. vacancynoun

    Empty space.

  4. vacancynoun

    Lack of intelligence or understanding.

  5. vacancynoun

    A defect in a crystal caused by the absence of an atom in a lattice

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacancynoun

    the quality or state of being vacant; emptiness; hence, freedom from employment; intermission; leisure; idleness; listlessness

  2. Vacancynoun

    that which is vacant

  3. Vacancynoun

    empty space; vacuity; vacuum

  4. Vacancynoun

    an open or unoccupied space between bodies or things; an interruption of continuity; chasm; gap; as, a vacancy between buildings; a vacancy between sentences or thoughts

  5. Vacancynoun

    unemployed time; interval of leisure; time of intermission; vacation

  6. Vacancynoun

    a place or post unfilled; an unoccupied office; as, a vacancy in the senate, in a school, etc

  7. Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. vacancy

    The state of an office or commission to which no one is appointed.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of vacancy in a Sentence

  1. Orrin Hatch:

    I can understand the disappointment of our Democratic colleagues, they were hoping that the Hillary Clinton would fill this vacancy on the Supreme Court, and she would appoint somebody very different from Brett Kavanaugh. I think what they hoped for is that she would appoint somebody who would -- who would advance their political or policy or ideological agenda wearing a black robe but acting as essentially a legislator.

  2. Patrick Leahy:

    The fact is, when you elect a president, you have to assume a Supreme Court vacancy, he is going to make the nomination, and it would be a sheer dereliction of duty for the Senate not to have a hearing, not to have a vote.

  3. Doug Ducey:

    The governor is hopeful that Jon Kyl will continue to serve in the appointed Senate seat through 2020, at this point we would not speculate on a vacancy that does not exist.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice, therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.

  5. White House spokesman Eric Schultz:

    The Constitution does not include exemptions for election years or for the president’s last term in office. There’s no exemptions for when a vacancy could tip the balance of the court.

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