An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not occupied)
a. vacant
Cubrieron la plaza vacante en el colegio antes de que pudiera solicitarla.The vacant position in the school was filled before I could apply for it.
b. empty
Siempre que entro en el subte busco un asiento vacante.Every time I go on the subway I look for an empty seat.
c. unoccupied
Los niños menores de dos años deben ir en la falda de sus padres, a no ser que haya un asiento vacante en el avión.Children under two must sit on their parents' laps, unless there is an unoccupied seat available on the plane.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
2. (unfilled post)
a. vacancy
Me contrataron porque tenían una vacante para trabajar en la empresa.I got hired because they had a vacancy to work in house.
b. opening
Voy a enviar el currículum a varias empresas a ver si tienen alguna vacante.I'm going to send my CV to various companies to see if they have any openings.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. vacant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. vacancy
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(gen) vacant; [+silla] empty; unoccupied; [+puesto] unfilled;
1 (puesto) vacancy; (unfilled) post
hay una vacante en la oficina there is a vacancy in the office; proveer una vacante to fill a post
2 (Latinoamérica) (asiento) empty seat
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