Definition of vagrancy in English:


Syllabification: va·gran·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈvāgrənsē


  • The state of living as a vagrant; homelessness: a descent into vagrancy and drug abuse
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    • The question of the future of the banana industry also earned a place on the list as well as policies to improve life in poor communities in an effort to reduce crime, drugs, prostitution and vagrancy.
    • The report concluded that prison terms for relatively minor offences including vagrancy and larceny destabilised family and spousal relationships, and led to a loss of accommodation and employment.
    • It is apparent that the authorities lack the determination and will power to solve the persistent problem of vagrancy.

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