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Vaccation vs. Vacation: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on January 29, 2024
"Vaccation" is an incorrect spelling, while "vacation" is the correct one. Vacation refers to a period of time spent away from home or business in travel or recreation.

Which is correct: Vaccation or Vacation

How to spell Vacation?

Vaccation is Incorrect

Vacation is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember that "vacation" has one 'c' like "time off."
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Jan 29, 2024
"Vacation" and "recreation" both have one 'c.'
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Jan 29, 2024
Visualize "vacation" as a singular journey, thus a single 'c.'
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Jan 29, 2024
Associate "vacation" with "vacate," both having one 'c.'
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Jan 29, 2024
Recall that "vacation" has the same number of 'c's as "relax" (one).
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Jan 29, 2024
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Vaccation and Vacation Definitions

Vaccation

Vaccation is an incorrect spelling of vacation.
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Dec 25, 2023

Vacation

A period of leisure and freedom from work or duties.
They went on a beach vacation in Hawaii.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023

Vacation

A fixed holiday period between terms in schools and colleges.
Students eagerly await the summer vacation.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 25, 2023

Vacation

A break or intermission from a routine or duty.
She took a vacation from work to focus on her health.
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Dec 25, 2023

Vacation

A time of exemption from work granted to an employee.
He is on vacation for two weeks.
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Dec 25, 2023

Vacation

A specific trip or journey for the purposes of recreation or tourism.
Their European vacation was full of adventure.
Harlon Moss
Dec 25, 2023

Vacation

A period of time devoted to pleasure, rest, or relaxation, especially one with pay granted to an employee.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

A holiday.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

A fixed period of holidays, especially one during which a school, court, or business suspends activities.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

The act or an instance of vacating.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

To take or spend a vacation.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

Freedom from some business or activity.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

(obsolete) Free time given over to a specific purpose; occupation, activity.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

A period during which official activity or business is formally suspended; an official holiday from university, law courts etc.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

(North America) A holiday; a stretch of leisure time away from work or duty and devoted to rest or pleasure.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

An extended period of time away from work or school.
Spring vacation offers a good opportunity to travel.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

The act of vacating something; moving out.
The Conservative Party’s vacation of the centre ground gave an opportunity to its opponents.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

The act of making legally void.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

(intransitive) To spend or take a vacation.
This year, we’re vacationing in Mexico.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

Intermission of a stated employment, procedure, or office; a period of intermission; rest; leisure.
It was not in his nature, however, at least till years had chastened it, to take any vacation from controversy.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

Intermission of judicial proceedings; the space of time between the end of one term and the beginning of the next; nonterm; recess.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

A period of intermission of regular paid work or employment, or of studies and exercises at an educational institution; the time during which a person temporarily ceases regular duties of any kind and performs other activites, usually some form of liesure; holidays; recess (at a school); as, the spring vacation; to spend one's vacation travelling; to paint the house while on vacation. Vacation is typically used for rest, travel, or recreation, but may be used for any purpose. In Britain this sense of vacation is usually referred to as holiday.
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

The time when an office is vacant;
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

Leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure;
We get two weeks of vacation every summer
We took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

The act of making something legally void
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Dec 23, 2023

Vacation

Spend or take a vacation
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Dec 23, 2023

FAQs

What is the verb form of vacation?

The verb form of "vacation" is "vacationing" (present) or "vacationed" (past).
Huma Saeed
Jan 29, 2024

Why is it called vacation?

It is called "vacation" because it denotes a period of leaving something, originating from the Latin word "vacatio," meaning freedom or exemption.
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Jan 29, 2024

What is the pronunciation of vacation?

Vacation is pronounced as /veɪˈkeɪʃən/.
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Jan 29, 2024

What is the singular form of vacation?

The singular form is "vacation."
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Jan 29, 2024

What is the plural form of vacation?

The plural form is "vacations."
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Jan 29, 2024

Which preposition is used with vacation?

Common prepositions used with "vacation" include "on," "during," and "for."
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Jan 29, 2024

Which conjunction is used with vacation?

Conjunctions like "and," "but," and "or" are often used with "vacation."
Harlon Moss
Jan 29, 2024

What is the root word of vacation?

The root word of "vacation" is the Latin "vacatio," meaning freedom or leisure.
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Jan 29, 2024

Which article is used with vacation?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on the context.
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Jan 29, 2024

Is vacation an abstract noun?

No, it is a concrete noun referring to a specific period or event.
Harlon Moss
Jan 29, 2024

Which vowel is used before vacation?

The vowel "a" is used before the consonant "c" in "vacation."
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Jan 29, 2024

Is vacation a negative or positive word?

It is generally considered a positive word.
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Jan 29, 2024

Is vacation a countable noun?

Yes, "vacation" is a countable noun.
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Jan 29, 2024

Is the vacation term a metaphor?

"Vacation" itself is not a metaphor.
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Jan 29, 2024

Is vacation a noun or adjective?

"Vacation" is primarily a noun.
Harlon Moss
Jan 29, 2024

How many syllables are in vacation?

There are three syllables in "vacation."
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Jan 29, 2024

What is the second form of vacation?

The second form is "vacationing" as a present participle.
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Jan 29, 2024

Is vacation a vowel or consonant?

"Vacation" is a noun, not a vowel or consonant.
Harlon Moss
Jan 29, 2024

How do we divide vacation into syllables?

It is divided as va-ca-tion.
Harlon Moss
Jan 29, 2024

Is vacation an adverb?

No, "vacation" is not an adverb.
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Jan 29, 2024

What is another term for vacation?

Another term is "holiday."
Janet White
Jan 29, 2024

Which determiner is used with vacation?

Determiners like "a," "the," "this," or "my" are used.
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Jan 29, 2024

What is the third form of vacation?

The third form is "vacationed" as a past participle.
Harlon Moss
Jan 29, 2024

Is vacation a collective noun?

No, it is not a collective noun.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 29, 2024

Is the word vacation imperative?

No, "vacation" is not an imperative.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 29, 2024

What is a stressed syllable in vacation?

The stressed syllable is the second one: ca.
Harlon Moss
Jan 29, 2024

What part of speech is vacation?

"Vacation" is a noun.
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Jan 29, 2024

What is the opposite of vacation?

The opposite could be "work" or "employment."
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Jan 29, 2024

What is the first form of vacation?

The first form is "vacation" as a noun.
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Jan 29, 2024

How is vacation used in a sentence?

"They planned a vacation to the mountains."
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Jan 29, 2024
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