vacatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vacō (to be free) +‎ -tiō

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vacātiō f (genitive vacātiōnis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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