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vacateverb [T]

 us   /ˈveɪ·keɪt, veɪˈkeɪt/
to leave a place or position: When he left the university, he had to vacate his university-provided housing.
(Definition of vacate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"vacate" in British English

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vacateverb [T]

uk   /vəˈkeɪt/ /veɪˈkeɪt/  us   /vəˈkeɪt/  /veɪˈkeɪt/ formal
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vacateverb [T]

uk   /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.
(Definition of vacate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vacate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空出,腾出…
in Turkish boşaltmak, tahliye etmek…
in Russian освобождать (комнату, стул и т. д.)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空出,騰出…
in Polish zwalniać…
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