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I started writing because there's an absence of things I was familiar with or that I dreamed about. One of my senses of anger is related to this vacancy - a yearning I had as a teenager... and when I get ready to write, I think I'm trying to fill that.
Ntozake Shange

Meaning of "vacancy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VACANCY

vacancy  [ˈveɪkənsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VACANCY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vacancy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VACANCY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of vacancy in the English dictionary

The first definition of vacancy in the dictionary is the state or condition of being vacant or unoccupied; emptiness. Other definition of vacancy is an unoccupied post or office. Vacancy is also an unoccupied room in a boarding house, hotel, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VACANCY


agency
ˈeɪdʒənsɪ
consistency
kənˈsɪstənsɪ
consultancy
kənˈsʌltənsɪ
currency
ˈkʌrənsɪ
deficiency
dɪˈfɪʃənsɪ
efficiency
ɪˈfɪʃənsɪ
emergency
ɪˈmɜːdʒənsɪ
frequency
ˈfriːkwənsɪ
impeccancy
ɪmˈpɛkənsɪ
insignificancy
ˌɪnsɪɡˈnɪfɪkənsɪ
mendicancy
ˈmɛndɪkənsɪ
peccancy
ˈpɛkənsɪ
piquancy
ˈpiːkənsɪ
potency
ˈpəʊtənsɪ
pregnancy
ˈprɛɡnənsɪ
regency
ˈriːdʒənsɪ
residency
ˈrɛzɪdənsɪ
significancy
sɪɡˈnɪfɪkənsɪ
tendency
ˈtɛndənsɪ
transparency
trænsˈpærənsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VACANCY

vac
vacance
vacancies
vacant
vacant lot
vacant possession
vacantly
vacantness
vacatable
vacate
vacation
vacation course
vacation pay
vacation trip
vacation work
vacationer
vacationist
vacationland
vacationless
vacatur

WORDS THAT END LIKE VACANCY

accountancy
buoyancy
Clancy
conservancy
discrepancy
expectancy
fancy
infancy
job vacancy
life expectancy
malignancy
management consultancy
nancy
occupancy
Puy de Sancy
redundancy
relevancy
tenancy
the fancy
vibrancy

Synonyms and antonyms of vacancy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VACANCY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vacancy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vacancy

Translation of «vacancy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VACANCY

Find out the translation of vacancy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vacancy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vacancy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

空缺
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vacante
570 millions of speakers

English

vacancy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रिक्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وَظِيفَةٌ خَالِية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вакансия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vaga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কর্মখালি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poste vacant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kekosongan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

freie Stelle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

欠員
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공석
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lowongan kerja
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vị trí còn trống
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காலியிடம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

boşluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

posto vacante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wolne stanowisko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вакансія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

post vacant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κενή θέση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vakature
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ledig plats
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ledig plass
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vacancy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VACANCY»

The term «vacancy» is very widely used and occupies the 11.989 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VACANCY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vacancy

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4 QUOTES WITH «VACANCY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vacancy.
1
Henry Laurens
I shall have less cause to regret the carrying my intended purpose into effect, foreseeing that you may immediately fill with advantage, the vacancy which will presently happen.
2
Ntozake Shange
I started writing because there's an absence of things I was familiar with or that I dreamed about. One of my senses of anger is related to this vacancy - a yearning I had as a teenager... and when I get ready to write, I think I'm trying to fill that.
3
Logan Pearsall Smith
All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.
4
Robert Smithson
History is representational, while time is abstract; both of these artifices may be found in museums, where they span everybody's own vacancy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VACANCY»

Discover the use of vacancy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vacancy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Casual Vacancy
Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations? A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other.
J.K. Rowling, 2012
2
The Casual Vacancy
Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity, and unexpected revelations? A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other.
J. K. Rowling, 2012
3
Vacancy: A Mother's Book of Loss and Grief
A grieving mother shares her shattering pain and heartache after loosing her son to drugs on Easter Sunday. She begins a search for healing moments, then finally, finds hope for a future without the son she once thought she knew.
Linda Lee Berndt, 2002
4
No Vacancy: Global Responses to the Human Population Explosion
If current world population trends were to continue, human numbers could more than double to 13 billion people by the end of this century.
Michael Tobias, Bob Gillespie, Elizabeth Hughes, 2006
5
No vacancy! (a play)
This play from award-winning dramatist Tess Onwueme is about a group of highly talented, educated but unemployed youths who feel wasted and betrayed by a government who has told them they must get an education to be employed.
Osonye Tess Onwueme, 2005
6
First-principles Determination of the Chemical Potentials ...
Two topics which require knowledge in different areas have been addressed in this research.
Zeyad A. Alahmed, 2007
7
Vacancy Clustering Phenomena in Silicon Carbide Reactor ...
Further, the methodology employed here is sufficiently general to be applied to any material.
David E. Farrell, 2008
8
Housing vacancy rates: 1989 to 1991
Rental vacancy rates remained statistically unchanged only in the Midwest; the 1991 rate there was 6.7 percent. As the map shows, between 1989 and 1991, the rental vacancy rate rose in 12 States and the District of Columbia, fell in 13 ...
United States. Bureau of the Census, 1992
9
Silicon Carbide: Recent Major Advances
5 Vacancy Migration 5.1 Carbon and Silicon Vacancies The migration of the vacancies can proceed by hops of neighboring atoms into the vacancy, whereby the vacancy moves to the lattice site of the hopping atom. Such hops are primarily  ...
Wolfgang J. Choyke, Hiroyuki Matsunami, Gerhard Pensl, 2004
10
No Vacancy
No vacancy? There had been a day in her life, not so long ago, that she had thought there was no room left in her heart for anything else but her own grief and despair. But now she rejoiced in the fact that she had endless room in her heart, ...
Titania Ladley, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VACANCY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vacancy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Greater Victoria's housing vacancy rate shrivels
The vacancy rate in Greater Victoria has dropped considerably in the past year, ... Greater Victoria's spring rental vacancy rate has tightened to its lowest level ... «Times Colonist, Jun 15»
2
JK Rowling's Furious Moral Voice Powers HBO's 'The Casual Vacancy'
Giving The Casual Vacancy the lush miniseries treatment, with exquisite actors, brings out the progressive impulse that underlies Rowling's novel, while ... «Flavorwire, Apr 15»
3
JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy miniseries gets a trailer
Tension runs high in the first trailer for J.K. Rowling's HBO miniseries The Casual Vacancy, based on her 2012 novel of the same name: Town council member ... «Entertainment Weekly, Mar 15»
4
The Casual Vacancy, episode two, review: 'magnificent'
The Casual Vacancy. It was an intriguing title for JK Rowling's first post-Potter novel, an arcane piece of terminology referring to the absence left when a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 15»
5
Ignore the BBC-bashing pillocks: The Casual Vacancy is as …
With its heroin addicts, rowdy village social club, cannabis-smoking school kids and sex-starved wives, The Casual Vacancy – the latest cause for BBC bashing ... «The Independent, Feb 15»
6
Taking The Casual Vacancy from the page to the screen
The writer and director of the BBC One dramatisation of The Casual Vacancy, which starts on Sunday, reveal how they adapted JK Rowling's first "adult" novel ... «BBC News, Feb 15»
7
Local Data Company: Empty shops show North-South divide
The average vacancy rate was 13.3% in the second half of last year, down 0.8% on the same period a year earlier, and well below February 2012's 14.6% peak. «BBC News, Feb 15»
8
The Casual Vacancy: See the First Trailer for J.K. Rowling's BBC …
J.K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy could not be further away in theme from Harry Potter, but diehard fans of the famed book series will appreciate the upcoming ... «People Magazine, Feb 15»
9
Could the BBC/HBO adaptation of JK Rowling's The Casual …
The forthcoming BBC/HBO adaptation of JK Rowling's bestseller for adults, The Casual Vacancy, has a definite ring of Midsomer Mugglemarch about it. «The Guardian, Jan 15»
10
Social work vacancy rates warning
The vacancy rates vary significantly around the county, with one local authority ... Waltham Forest in north east London has a 45% vacancy rate, according to its ... «Daily Mail, Dec 14»

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