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vacant

adjective
 
 
/ˈveɪkənt/
HR, WORKPLACE if a job is vacant, someone needs to be employed to do it: The position had been vacant for more than a year.become/be left/fall vacant Neither post looks likely to fall vacant within the next few months. a vacant job/position/post
situations vacant HR the name of the part of a newspaper, website, etc. where jobs are advertised: He replied to an advert in the situations vacant column of the local paper.
PROPERTY empty and available to be used, rented, or bought: Property developers have been left with many vacant apartments since the downturn in the housing market. be/become/remain vacant
(Definition of vacant adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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