vacation

[n] - leisure time away from work 2. [n] - the act of making something legally void 3. [v] - spend or take a vacation
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vacation

1. The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter. ... 2. Intermission of a stated employment, procedure, or office; a period of intermission; rest; leisure. 'It was not in his nature, however, at least till years had chastened it, to take any vacation from controversy.' (Palfrey) Hence, specifically: ...
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vacation

holiday noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; `we get two weeks of vacation every summer`; `we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico`
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Vacation

• (n.) The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter. • (n.) Intermission of judicial proceedings; the space of time between the end of one term and the beginning of the next; nonterm; recess. • (n.) The time when an office is vacant; esp. (Eccl.), the time when a see, or other spiritua...
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vacation

(from the article `feast`) ...has been termed the secular (or profane) sphere. Most secular holidays, however, have some relationship—in terms of origin—with religious feasts ...
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vacation

vacation (s), vacations (pl) 1. A period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday: Schoolchildren are on vacation now. 2. Leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure. 3. A part of the year, regularly set aside, when normal activities of law courts, legislatu...
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Vacation

holiday
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Vacation

A vacation or holiday is a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances, or for specific festivals or celebrations. Vacations are often spent with friends or family. A person may take a longer break from work, such as a sabbatical, gap year, or career b...
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