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VACANCY. A place which is empty. The term is principally applied to cases where an office is not filled.
     2. By the constitution of the United States, the president has the power to fill up vacancies that may happen during the recess of the senate. Whether the president can create an office and fill it during the recess of the senate, seems to have been much questioned. Story, Const. Sec. 1553. See Serg. Const. Law, ch. 31; 1 Breese, R. 70.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The PSC had announced vacancies for over 9,000 posts as demanded by the province 2 government.
Statistics released by NHS digital show that hospital trusts in our area posted 1,127 advertisements for full time or equivalent (FTE) staff vacancies in the three months to the end of September last year.
Summary: New Delhi [India] Feb 6 (ANI): EeIn a massive recruitment drive, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will fill 76,578 vacancies in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in various positions.
Islamabad -- As many as 289 out of 898 approved vacancies are lying vacant in eight big hospitals of Pakistan Railway.
A vacancy rate of 5% is considered essentially full, taking into account natural vacancies for businesses that are moving in and out of properties.
The largest number of vacancies (2,432) in the fourth quarter of last year was counted in the sector of trade and the smallest number in the sector of public administration.
There were approximately 12,000 job vacancies in enterprises, institutions and organizations of Estonia in the second quarter of 2017, the highest such number in the past nine years, Statistics Estonia said on Friday.
By sectors, most vacancies are in the service industry and production i.
Muscat, July 1 (ONA) Ministry of Civil Service announced today 601 job vacancies in the governorates of the Sultanate and various ministries and government units under the Civil Service Law and its implementing regulations.
Muscat: The Ministry of Civil Service has announced that preliminary data for vacancy announcement issued by the ministry on February 28, this year for 2,317 vacancies in different ministries shows the number of applicants has exceeded 45,000.
There were 32,500 vacancies in the private sector, according to the study, which was the first spring survey of Oregon job vacancies since 2009.