There are 2 translations of vacation in Spanish:

vacation1

Pronunciation: /veɪˈkeɪʃən/

n

  • 1 1.1 u c (esp AmE) (from work) vacaciones (fpl), licencia (f) (Col, Méx, RPl) ; (from studies) vacaciones (fpl) 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 (Esp tb) cogió las vacaciones en mayo, se tomó la licencia en mayo (Col, Méx, RPl) I spent my vacation in Peru pasé las vacaciones or (Méx tb) vacacioné en el Perú where did you spend your summer vacation? ¿dónde veraneaste? the long vacation (BrE) las vacaciones de verano to go on vacation ir* or irse* de vacaciones (before n) [trip/camp/job] de vacaciones vacation home casa (f) de veraneo or de campo vacation resort centro (m) 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 c (of law courts) período (m) de inactividad, receso (m) (judicial) (AmL)
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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 u (of building) [formal] evacuación (f) [formal], desalojo (m)
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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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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of vacation in Spanish:

vacation2

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.