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vacancy

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈveɪkənsi/ ( plural vacancies)
HR, WORKPLACE a job that is available in an organization and that people can apply for: We currently have a vacancy for a sales representative.job/staff vacancies Job vacancies in London's investment banking industry continue to rise.advertise/create/fill a vacancy The Board has the sole authority to fill vacancies on the Committee.a vacancy arises/exists/occurs We will contact you should a vacancy occur.
COMMERCE a hotel room, office, etc. that is available for rent: The hotel has no vacancies.
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