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Vacancy

Va´can`cy
n.1.
1.The quality or state of being vacant; emptiness; hence, freedom from employment; intermission; leisure; idleness; listlessness.
2.That which is vacant.
3.Empty space; vacuity; vacuum.
How is't with you,
That you do bend your eye on vacancy?
- Shak.
4.An open or unoccupied space between bodies or things; an interruption of continuity; chasm; gap; as, a vacancy between buildings; a vacancy between sentences or thoughts.
5.Unemployed time; interval of leisure; time of intermission; vacation.
No interim, not a minute's vacancy.
- Shak.
6.A place or post unfilled; an unoccupied office; as, a vacancy in the senate, in a school, etc.
Noun1.vacancy - being unoccupied
2.vacancy - an empty area or space; "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"
Synonyms: vacuum, void, emptiness

VACANCY. A place which is empty. The term is principally applied to cases where an office is not filled.
     2. By the constitution of the United States, the president has the power to fill up vacancies that may happen during the recess of the senate. Whether the president can create an office and fill it during the recess of the senate, seems to have been much questioned. Story, Const. Sec. 1553. See Serg. Const. Law, ch. 31; 1 Breese, R. 70.

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