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vac

noun uk   /væk/ us  

vac noun (PERIOD)

[C] UK informal for vacation : Have you managed to get a job for the long (= summer) vac?

vac noun (EQUIPMENT)

[C] informal for vacuum noun [S] UK informal for an act of cleaning something with a vacuum cleaner: Could you give the bedrooms a vac?

vac

verb [I or T] uk   /væk/ (-cc-) UK informal us  
to clean something with a vacuum cleaner: I've nearly finished the cleaning, I just need to vac. Have you vacced the carpet?
Translations of “vac”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一段時間, (尤指出遊的)假期,休假…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一段时间, (尤指出游的)假期,休假…
(Definition of vac from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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