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English noun: vacation

1. vacation (time) leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure


SamplesWe get two weeks of vacation every summer.
We took a short holiday in Puerto Rico.


Synonymsholiday


Broader (hypernym)leisure, leisure time


Narrower (hyponym)field day, half-term, honeymoon, outing, paid vacation, picnic, vac

2. vacation (act) the act of making something legally void


Broader (hypernym)abrogation, annulment, repeal


English verb: vacation

1. vacation (stative) spend or take a vacation


Synonymsholiday


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)pass, spend


Narrower (hyponym)honeymoon









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