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1. A period of time devoted to pleasure, rest, or relaxation, especially one with pay granted to an employee.
a. A holiday.
b. A fixed period of holidays, especially one during which a school, court, or business suspends activities.
3. The act or an instance of vacating.
intr.v. va·ca·tioned, va·ca·tion·ing, va·ca·tions
To take or spend a vacation.
[Middle English vacacioun, from Old French vacation, from Latin vacātiō, vacātiōn-, freedom from occupation, from vacātus, past participle of vacāre, to be empty, at leisure; see euə- in Indo-European roots.]
va·ca′tion·er, va·ca′tion·eer′ (-shə-nîr′) n.
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vacationer(vəˈkeɪʃənə; veɪˈkeɪʃənə) or
US and Canadian a person taking a vacation. Also called: holiday-maker (esp Brit)
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|Noun||1.||vacationer - someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work|
nonworker - a person who does nothing
camper - someone living temporarily in a tent or lodge for recreation
summercaters - (Maine colloquial) temporary summer residents of coastal Maine
weekender - someone who vacations on a weekend
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vacationer[vəˈkeɪʃənəʳ] vacationist [vəˈkeɪʃənɪst] N (US) (gen) → turista mf; (in summer) → veraneante mf
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vacationer[vəˈkeɪʃənər] n (mainly US) → vacancier/ière m/fvacation work n → travail m pour les vacances
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n (US) → Urlauber(in) m(f)
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