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English definition of “vacant”

vacant

adjective uk   /ˈveɪ.kənt/ us  

vacant adjective (EMPTY)

B2 not filled or occupied; available to be used: The hospital has no vacant beds.
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B2 A vacant job is one that no one is doing and is therefore available for someone new to do: When the post fell (= became) vacant, Dennis Bass was appointed to fill it.

vacant adjective (NOT INTERESTED)

showing no interest or activity: She had a vacant look/expression on her face.
(Definition of vacant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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