Definition of vacate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    vacate

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    verb
    NAmE//ˈveɪkeɪt//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vacate
     
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    he / she / it vacates
     
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    past simple vacated
     
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    -ing form vacating
     
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  1. 1vacate something to leave a building, seat, etc., especially so that someone else can use it Guests are requested to vacate their rooms by noon on the day of departure.
  2. 2vacate something to leave a job, position of authority, etc. so that it is available for someone else
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