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vacancy

Pronunciation: /ˈveɪkənsi/

Translation of vacancy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (job) vacante (feminine) a vacancy exists for an electrician se necesita or se busca electricista to fill a vacancy cubrir* or proveer* una vacante vacancies ofertas de trabajo
    Example sentences
    • The Pre-School Playgroup has a temporary vacancy for a Playgroup Assistant.
    • As part of the development of our Psychology Service, vacancies have arisen for assistant psychologists.
    • I recently posted an advertisement for a vacancy and want to avoid discriminating against minority groups.
    1.2 (in hotel) habitación (feminine) libre vacancies hay habitaciones no vacancies completo, cupo agotado (Mexico/México)
    Example sentences
    • There are many holiday accommodation vacancies.
    • After a minor argument, we pulled up in front of an older hotel with vacancies and checked in.
    • Across the road, the Craigdarroch Arms Hotel has vacancies, as do various guest houses.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (blankness) vacuidad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He was sitting towards the back of the vehicle, staring with a fixed expression into vacancy.
    • Primitive peoples have more time than we for contemplation, and we err in thinking that when an Aborigine is sitting, apparently idle, looking into vacancy, his mind is necessarily blank.
    • There's something about winter and snow that eliminates sound, and in that immense and roofless vacancy you sense another presence, something that doesn't move.

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