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noun     vacancy pronunciation in British English
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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 during July.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] formal lack of intelligence or interest


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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