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Definitions of vacant:

part of speech: adjective

Empty: exhausted of air: free: not occupied by an incumbent or possessor: not occupied with study, etc.: thoughtless.

part of speech: adjective

Empty; void of every substance except air; not filled by an occupant or possessor; unsupplied; indicating want of thought, as a look.

part of speech: adjective

Empty; lacking thought or reflection; as, a vacant stare; not occupied; as, a vacant building, or a vacant position; not made use of; as, vacant hours; free from care; as, Goldsmith wrote that country life gave the blessing of a vacant mind.

part of speech: adverb


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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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