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vacnoun

uk   us   /væk/

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 vacuumcleaner: Could you give the ​bedrooms a vac?

vacverb [I or T]

uk   us   /væk/ (-cc-) UK informal
to ​clean something with a vacuumcleaner: I've ​nearlyfinished the ​cleaning, I just need to vac. Have you vacced the ​carpet?
(Definition of vac from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vac”
in Vietnamese kỳ nghỉ…
in Malaysian cuti…
in Thai ช่วงลาพักผ่อน…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一段时间, (尤指出游的)假期,休假…
in Indonesian liburan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一段時間, (尤指出遊的)假期,休假…
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