vacation - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/vəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
singularvacation
pluralvacations
  1. 1
    [countable] a period of time when a university is closed
    summer/Christmas/Easter vacation:

    I’m planning to visit my parents during the Christmas vacation.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] mainly American a holiday
    on vacation:

    She’s on vacation this week and next.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] formal the act of vacating something
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