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noun
  1. 1
    an empty or available area

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    1. c.
      an area that exists in a particular part of a building

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  2. 2
    an empty area between things

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  3. 3
    an area used for a particular purpose

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  4. 5
    the area in which everything exists

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  5. 7
    a place on a form where you write something

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    1. b.
      an empty area that you leave between words, lines, or paragraphs

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  6. 9
    a period of time

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pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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