Translation of vacate in Spanish:

vacate

Pronunciation: /ˈveɪkeɪt; veɪˈkeɪt; və-/

vt

  • 1 (move out of) [formal] [building] desocupar, desalojar; [seat/hotel room] dejar libre; [job/post] abandonar, dejar to vacate the premises desocupar or desalojar el local
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    • The churches recently vacated the land to make way for the proposed developments.
    • In previous years they'd vacated the area by the middle of July.
    • I'd like to press on right now, as we have to vacate the room at noon tomorrow.
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    • The move followed several months of rumours and speculations on who was going to fill the position vacated by the former executive director.
    • The 47-year-old vacated the same position at Aberdeen last weekend after almost three years in the job.
    • All these things force her to vacate her position until she has been vindicated.
  • 2 (annul) [Law] [judgment/ruling] anular; [contract] anular, rescindir
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    • I confirm that upon payment of the required amount the Board will vacate its charge.
    • If this is acceptable, we will of course vacate the hearing on 5th July.
    • In view of the errors in law so found, the appeal will be allowed and the conviction and sentence will be vacated.

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