Business English Vocabulary – Vacant, Vacate, and Vacancy

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Here is a one point lesson to help you increase your vocabulary. When you learn a new word, try to all of the forms of that word.

Vacate is a verb. Vacate means to leave a place that you had occupied.

  • The lease has expired and we need to vacate the office by the end of this month.
  • We should vacate the house before the exterminator starts his work.

Vacant is the adjective form of vacate. Vacant means unoccupied.

  • This office space has been vacant for several months.
  • There is a vacant house at the end of this road.

Vacancy is the noun form of vacate. We use this noun to talk about physical spaces and situations. Vacancy means an empty and available space.

  • We have a vacancy for a sales manager.
  • The hotel still has a few vacancies left. Let’s book it!

How about your example? Why not write some sentences to practice this vocabulary in the comments below?

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