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vac

[vak] /væk/
noun, Informal.
Origin
by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for vac

vac

/væk/
noun
1.
(Brit, informal) short for vacation
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Word Origin and History for vac

1709 as a colloquial shortening of vacation; 1942 as a colloquial shortening of vacuum (v.); 1974 as a colloquial shortening of vacuum cleaner.

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Slang definitions & phrases for vac

ute

noun

A utility or sport-utility vehicle: The San Clemente is the first sport ute created especially for the mature market/ Sport-utes, which are four-wheel-drive trucks outfitted like boxy station wagons, are being scarfed up by buyers in record numbers

[1943+; the dated instance is from WWII Australia–New Zealand use]


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Related Abbreviations for vac

VAC

ventriculoatrial conduction
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