US: /ˈveɪkənsi/
UK: /vˈe‍ɪkənsi/

English Vietnamese dictionary

vacancy /'veikənsi/
  • danh từ
    • tình trạng trống rỗng
    • khoảng không, khoảng trống
      • a vacancy on a page: một khoảng trống trên trang giấy
    • tình trạng bỏ không (nhà ở)
    • chỗ khuyết; chỗ trống
      • a vacancy in the government: một chỗ khuyết trong chính phủ
    • sự nhàn rỗi, sự rãnh rỗi
    • sự trống rỗng tâm hồn; tình trạng lơ đãng, tình trạng ngây dại

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun (plural vacancies)
1 [C] ~ (for sb/sth) a job that is available for sb to do: a casual / temporary vacancy + vacancies for bar staff + to fill a vacancy + There's a vacancy in the accounts department.
2 [C] a room that is available in a hotel, etc: I'm sorry, we have no vacancies.
3 [U] (written) lack of interest or ideas
The vacancy of her expression.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 emptiness, void, gap, lacuna, hiatus, blank, deficiency, opening, breach, vacuum:
Only after she left did Hubert sense the vacancy in his life.
2 (job) opening, slot, position, post, situation:
Her promotion created a vacancy in the personnel department.
3 blankness, emptiness, vacuity, absent-mindedness, inanity, vacuousness, incomprehension, fatuity, unawareness:
I knew by the vacancy of his look that he hadn't any idea of what I was talking about.

Collocation dictionary


unfilled | suitable
The agency will let you know if they have any suitable vacancies.
| casual, temporary | job, presidential, senate, staff


have | create, leave
Her going on maternity leave will create a temporary vacancy.
| fill


arise, exist, occur
A vacancy has arisen in our sales department.


~ for
a vacancy for head chef
| ~ in
a vacancy in the catering department

Concise English dictionary

+being unoccupied
+an empty area or space