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vacant Definition
vacant adjective
1. without occupant: with no occupant or contents, often temporarily
There were several vacant seats on the bus.
a vacant lot

2. unoccupied by incumbent or official: not occupied by an incumbent, official, or possessor, often temporarily
a vacant ambassadorship

3. lacking expression: showing no signs of thought, intelligence, or expression
a vacant stare

4. free from activity: free from activity, business, or work
a vacant afternoon

[13th century. Via Old French < Latin vacant-, present participle of vacare "be empty"]

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