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noun vacancy pronunciation in American English /ˈveɪkənsi/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a job that is available for someone to do
    We have several vacancies to fill in the Sales Department.
    vacancy for: There are always plenty of vacancies for bar staff.
  2. 2
    [countable] a room in a hotel that is available for someone to stay in
    We have no vacancies at all in July.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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