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British English: /ˈveɪk(ə)nsi/
American English: /ˈveɪkənsi/

Translation of vacancy in French:


  • 1 (free room)
    chambre (f) libre
    ‘vacancies’ (on sign)
    ‘chambres libres’
    ‘no vacancies’
  • 2 (on campsite)
    emplacement (m) libre
  • 3 (unfilled job, place)
    poste (m) à pourvoir, poste (m) vacant
    a vacancy for an accountant
    un poste de comptable à pourvoir
    to fill/create a vacancy
    pourvoir/libérer un poste
    for de
    to advertise a vacancy ‘no vacancies’ (on sign)
    ‘pas d'embauche’
  • 4 (dreaminess)
    air (m) absent

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