What is the noun for vacancy?

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  1. Freedom from some business or activity. [from 14th c.]
  2. (obsolete) Free time given over to a specific purpose; occupation, activity. [15th-17th c.]
  3. A period during which official activity or business is formally suspended; an official holiday from university, law courts etc. [from 15th c.]
  4. (Canada) A holiday; a stretch of leisure time away from work or duty and devoted to rest or pleasure. [from 19th c.]
  5. The act of vacating something; moving out. [from 19th c.]
  6. (US, law) The act of making legally void.
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  8. Examples:
    1. “I have decided not to check emails during my vacation.”
      “Revelations of corruption would lead to the subsequent voluntary vacation of his post.”
  1. An unoccupied position or job.
  2. An available room in a hotel; guest house, etc.
  3. Empty space.
  4. Lack of intelligence or understanding.
  5. (physics) A defect in a crystal caused by the absence of an atom in a lattice
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  7. Examples:
    1. “The executive's retirement would result in a vacancy that was highly sought after by many prospective candidates.”
      “Any vacancy available during the festival could only be had at exorbitant prices.”
      “There was an eerie, yet serene, beauty about the vacancy of the stadium that was so often filled with sports fans.”
  1. a sexual relationship formed during the course of a vacation which has no attachments, and after the vacation has ended, ceases to exist.
  2. Examples:
    1. “The vacationship one-night-stand is one of the best and easiest of all.”
  1. (US) someone who is on vacation
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The frugal vacationer travels in between the summer months and the cold winter.”
      “There's a dude ranch available for every kind of guest, and accommodations are as primitive, or posh, as the vacationer is looking for.”
      “If it was, it would reveal instantly that he was an officer, and not the vacationer that the sheriff had pictured him to be.”
  1. (US) Someone who is on vacation
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  1. vacation.
  2. Examples:
    1. “The massaranduba is not the only species known as palo de vaca, or cow-tree. There are many others so called, whose sap is of a milky nature.”
      “One example is classical guitarist Pirai Vaca, who is pursuing a successful career in Germany.”
      “The Helicobacter pylori VacA toxin is a urea permease that promotes urea diffusion across epithelia.”
  1. (informal, US) vacation
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Put the souvenirs in a scrapbook to piece together the story of your vacay.”
      “We are getting ready to leave on vacay to go visit my family in Arizona for a couple of weeks.”
      “I'll catch you up later in terms of what I did on my spring vacay, so to speak.”
  1. plural of vacationship
  1. plural of vacationist
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  3. Examples:
    1. “For some reason they weren't encouraged with the same visionary spirit, but dismissed to a drab cargo dock which failed to impress vacationists.”
      Vacationists are coming from the city, where they have been used to grogging up before 9 o'clock.”
  1. plural of vacationer
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The variety is clearly aimed at family vacationers and snowbirds who can afford a winter residence in the Sunshine State.”
      “This panoramic river area, with its soaring basalt cliffs and striking golden hills, has become a desirable area for vacationers.”
      “After all, Americans have been on a two-decade oil pig-out, gorging like oversized vacationers at a Vegas buffet.”
  1. plural of vacation
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  3. Examples:
    1. “So Beijing wants banks to extend consumer financing beyond autos and mortgages to include vacations, white goods, home furnishings, and more.”
      “Cruises appeal to many travelers because they are considered all-inclusive vacations.”
      “The truth is that Europeans like early retirement, high jobless benefits and long vacations.”
  1. plural of vacancy
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  3. Examples:
    1. “But the middle school Lauren had her heart set on had no vacancies, and she was wait-listed.”
      “The most traditional source of vacancies, the want ads, has gone high-tech.”
      “Frank, 41, applied for the post when the parish council advertised two vacancies.”
  1. plural of vaca
  2. Examples:
    1. “This issue was something we became aware of after we opened and we immediately discussed options with Las Vacas Gordas in Miami who hold the Fat Cow trademark.”
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