There are 2 translations of vacation in Spanish:

vacation1

Pronunciation: /veɪˈkeɪʃən/

n

  • 1 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) (from work) vacaciones (fpl), licencia (f) (Col, Méx, RPl) ; (from studies) vacaciones (feminine plural) to be on vacation estar* de vacaciones (from work) estar* de vacaciones, estar* de licencia (Col, Méx, RPl) to take a vacation tomarse unas vacaciones he took his vacation in May se tomó or (in Spain also/en España también) cogió las vacaciones en mayo, se tomó la licencia en mayo (Col, Méx, RPl) I spent my vacation in Peru pasé las vacaciones or (in Mexico also/en México también) vacacioné en el Perú where did you spend your summer vacation? ¿dónde veraneaste? the long vacation (British English/inglés británico) las vacaciones de verano to go on vacation ir* or irse* de vacaciones (before noun/delante del nombre) [trip/camp/job] de vacaciones vacation home casa (feminine) de veraneo or de campo vacation resort centro (masculine) turístico
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    • I had seen the movie in Paris while on vacation over the holidays with my partner, Christopher.
    • First, I have not been on vacation, I don't even know what a vacation is anymore.
    • On vacation, I would check in with the office three or four times a day.
    1.2 countable/numerable (of law courts) período (m) de inactividad, receso (m) (judicial) (Latin America/América Latina)
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    • During our university vacations, we took jobs as herds people in the Alps, running after cattle for three months out of the year and sleeping in rickety huts and stables.
    • When I was at home for university vacations, he would sit listening to me intently, head tilted to one side, as I poured out all the problems of an average early twenty-something.
    • I tended only to see them during University vacations - particularly Christmas.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (of building) [formal] evacuación (feminine) [formal], desalojo (masculine)
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    • His vacation of the midfield also enabled Jamie Buchan to get back to his favoured position in midfield after a long spell at left back.
    • On the vacation of the post, the senior masters assembled and discussed eligible candidates.
    • He was again unopposed on the vacation of his seat.

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of vacation in Spanish:

vacation2

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.