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vac (1)

This page is about the slang term vac (1)

British English

Meaning: vacation, holiday

For example:

  • Are you going overseas in the long vac?

  • I'm looking for a job over the vac. Any ideas?

Origin: short for "vacation"

Variety: This is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

This year our long vac will be for

a. two minutes

b. two hours

c. two weeks

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Contributor: Matt Errey