vacation
[vəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n, veɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
vacations (plural noun)
  1. a fixed holiday period between terms in universities and law courts.
    "the Easter vacation"
  2. the action of leaving something one previously occupied.
    "his marriage was the reason for the vacation of his fellowship"
    synonyms:
    quitting · evacuation · abandonment · desertion · relinquishment ·
    leaving · departure from · exit from · withdrawal from
    antonyms:
VERB
NORTH AMERICAN
vacations (third person present) · vacationed (past tense) · vacationed (past participle) · vacationing (present participle)
  1. take a holiday.
    "I was vacationing in Europe with my family"
    synonyms:
    holiday · take a holiday · be on holiday · take a break · travel · tour ·
Origin
late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin vacatio(n-), from vacare ‘be unoccupied’ ( see vacate).
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How to use vacation in a sentence?
he gave staff a vacation without getting approval from higher-ups.
I was bright enough to calculate that she had been on vacation.
his marriage was the reason for the vacation of his fellowship.
amenities and attractions for a made-to-measure vacation.
stretch your weekend into a mini summer vacation.
I was vacationing in Europe with my family.
he took a vacation in the south of France.
we could enjoy our vacation guilt-free.
people come here on vacation.
the Easter vacation.
How to say vacation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)vakansie
Arabic (NOUN)عطلة, اجازه, قضاء اجازه, العطلة, الإجازة, اجازتك, عطلتك, قضاء عطله
Bangla ছুটি
Bosnian (Latin) odmor
Bulgarian (NOUN)ваканция, почивка, отпуска, освобождаване
Cantonese (Traditional) 假期
Catalan (NOUN)vacances
Chinese Simplified 假期
Chinese Traditional 假期
Croatian (NOUN)odmor, iznajmljuje, godišnji odmor, ljetovanje, turistički, praznike
Czech (NOUN)dovolenou, rekreační, prázdniny, neobsazení
Danish (NOUN)ferie
Dutch (NOUN)vakantie
Estonian (NOUN)puhkus, puhkama
Fijian vakacagicagi
Filipino bakasyon
Finnish (NOUN)loma
French (NOUN)vacances, congé, séjour
German (NOUN)Urlaub, Ferien
Greek (NOUN)διακοπές, εξοχικό
Haitian Creole vakans
Hebrew (NOUN)נופש, חופשה, החופשה, חופשת, לחופשה, בחופשה, מהחופשה, מחופשה, חופשות
Hindi (NOUN)छुट्टी, अवकाश, छुट्टियों
Hmong Daw so
Hungarian (NOUN)nyaralás, pihenés, vakáció, szünidő, szunet, üdülés, szabadság
Icelandic (NOUN)Gisting, frí, fríi, orlof
Indonesian (NOUN)liburan, berlibur
Italian (NOUN)vacanza, ferie
Japanese (NOUN)休暇, バケーション, バカンス, 短期, 旅行, 休み, セルフ
Kiswahili (NOUN)likizo
Klingon ghIQ
Korean (NOUN)휴가, 방학, 휴가가
Latvian (NOUN)atvaļinājuma, brīvdienas
Lithuanian (NOUN)atostogų, poilsiui
Malagasy fialan-tsasatra
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)percutian, bercuti, pengosongan
Maltese vacation leave
Norwegian Bokmål ferie
Persian (NOUN)تعطیلات, مسافرت, مرخصی
Polish (NOUN)wakacje, urlop, wypoczynku, wczasy, mieszkania
Portuguese (NOUN)férias, umas férias
Querétaro Otomi pa ntsa̲ya̲
Romanian (NOUN)vacanta, concediu
Russian (NOUN)отпуск, каникулы, отдых, сезонный, досуг
Samoan tafaoga
Serbian (Cyrillic) одмор
Serbian (Latin) odmor
Slovak (NOUN)dovolenku, rekreačné, prázdniny
Slovenian (NOUN)počitnice, dopust, oddih, izpraznitev
Spanish (NOUN)vacaciones, unas vacaciones
Swedish (NOUN)semester, fritidshus
Tahitian faafaaearaa
Tamil விடுமுறை
Telugu సెలవుల్లో
Thai (NOUN)หยุด
Tongan malolo
Turkish (NOUN)tatil
Ukrainian (NOUN)відпустку, відпочинок, канікули, сезонна
Urdu (NOUN)چھٹی, تعطیل, چھٹیوں, وکیشن
Vietnamese (NOUN)nghỉ
Welsh (NOUN)gwyliau
Yucatec Maya xooko'ob
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