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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.

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