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EtymologyEdit

vacō (to be free) +‎ -tiō

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vacātiō f (genitive vacātiōnis); third declension

  1. freedom, exemption, immunity (from service)
  2. privilege

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vacātiō vacātiōnēs
genitive vacātiōnis vacātiōnum
dative vacātiōnī vacātiōnibus
accusative vacātiōnem vacātiōnēs
ablative vacātiōne vacātiōnibus
vocative vacātiō vacātiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vacatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vacatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vacatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vacatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be excused military duty: militiae vacationem habere