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adjective vacant pronunciation in British English /ˈveɪkənt/
  1. 1
    a place that is vacant is available, because no one else is using it

    The room on the first floor is vacant.

    This house has been vacant since early spring.

    a vacant seat/chair/table:

    The only vacant seats are on the balcony.

  2. 2
    if a job is vacant, someone is needed to do it

    The position has been vacant for several months now.

    an election to fill 15 vacant seats in the National Assembly

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