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vacate

verb [T]
 
 
/vəˈkeɪt/ US   /ˈveɪkeɪt/
HR, WORKPLACE to leave a job so that someone else must be found to do it: be vacated by sb No candidates have been named to fill the position vacated by the Chairman. vacate a job/post/seat
to leave a building, room, seat, etc. so that it is available for other people to use: After the sale was agreed, the company was given 12 weeks to vacate the building.
US LAW if a court's decision is vacated, it is changed so that it does not have to be obeyed: A $10 million lawsuit verdict has been vacated by a New Jersey state appeals court.
Translations of “vacate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 空出,騰出…
in Russian освобождать (комнату, стул и т. д.)…
in Turkish boşaltmak, tahliye etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空出,腾出…
in Polish zwalniać…
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