vacation

/veɪˈkeɪʃən/

  • Noun
  • a period of time that a person spends away from home, school, or business usually in order to relax or travel
    1. We had a restful vacation [=(Brit) holiday] at the beach.
    2. Family vacations were a high point in my childhood.
    3. I'll be on vacation [=(Brit) on holiday] next week.
    4. They're on vacation in Rome.
    5. We had to cancel our vacation plans.
    6. a popular vacation spot [=a place where many people like to travel]
    7. His parents have a beautiful vacation home [=a house that someone lives in during vacations] by the lake.
  • the number of days or hours per year for which an employer agrees to pay workers while they are not working
    1. When are you taking vacation this year?
    2. All employees are given three weeks vacation. [=they will be paid for 15 days that they do not work per year]
    3. Employees are entitled to 120 hours of paid vacation.
    4. I don't have any vacation days left.
  • a time when schools, colleges, and universities are closed
    1. winter/spring/summer vacation
    2. We have a one-week vacation in February.
    3. The university will be closed for Christmas/Easter vacation.
  • a time when universities and courts of law are closed
    1. She spent most of her long vacations [=summer vacations] at her parents' house.
  • Verb
  • to go somewhere during a vacation
    1. He met her while he was vacationing [=(Brit) holidaying] abroad in Italy.

Những từ liên quan với VACATION

sabbatical, spell, recess, intermission, rest, break, liberty, leave, layoff, holiday, fiesta, recreation, respite, furlough