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noun as in opening

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As such, the vacancy caused by Ginsburg’s passing “raises uncertainty across the health care sector,” Fitch analysts say.

From Fortune

Most Americans disagreed with the Republican position, which was that the vacancy should be filled by the winner of the 2016 election.

Partisan rancor only continues to rise in the country, with a vacancy on the Supreme Court the latest flashpoint after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

From Fortune

Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.

From Ozy

In this emergency installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and how the political fight over the court’s new vacancy might unfold.

The Singh departure creates one more vacancy at an already depleted Asia shop inside the Pentagon.

Not that a vacancy or appointments elsewhere in Washington may matter.

And if you want to see it get even worse, just wait until the president selects someone to fill the next Supreme Court vacancy.

But since the vacancy at the spy agency opened up, there are indications he may have had a change of heart.

The Casual Vacancy may be a disappointment, but it is a natural one.

His mind had suspended its operations, whilst his physical eye stared upon vacancy.

If he fails to qualify or a vacancy occurs, the creditors have an opportunity to make another appointment.

He said there was a vacancy on the Kingstown Board; and, supposing the seat was offered to me, would I be free to accept it?

Alarm grew in Garnache's mind, but his face maintained its foolish vacancy, its inane smile.

The vacancy thus suddenly opened in my life unmanned me like a physical void.


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vacancy, such as: gap, job, vacuum, void, abstraction, and blankness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.