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Migration vs. Vacation

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Migrationnoun

An instance of moving to live in another place for a while.

Vacationnoun

Freedom from some business or activity.

Migrationnoun

Seasonal moving for animals, as birds or fishes, to breed or find a new home.

Vacationnoun

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

Migrationnoun

Movement in general.

‘The migration of lead from a can to the food inside it can cause lead poisoning.’;

Vacationnoun

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

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Migrationnoun

(computing) Instance of changing a platform from an environment to another one.

Vacationnoun

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

Migrationnoun

(biochemistry) The movement of cells in particular directions to specific locations.

Vacationnoun

The act of vacating something; moving out.

‘The Conservative Party’s vacation of the centre ground gave an opportunity to its opponents.’;

Migrationnoun

The act of migrating.

Vacationnoun

The act of making legally void.

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Migrationnoun

the movement of persons from one country or locality to another

Vacationverb

(intransitive) To spend or take a vacation.

‘This year, we’re vacationing in Mexico.’;

Migrationnoun

a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

Vacationnoun

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

Migrationnoun

(chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule

Vacationnoun

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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Migrationnoun

the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding

Vacationnoun

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

Migrationnoun

seasonal movement of animals from one region to another

‘this butterfly's annual migration across North America’;

Vacationnoun

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.

Migrationnoun

movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions

‘the extensive rural-to-urban migration has created a severe housing shortage’;

Vacationnoun

The time when an office is vacant;

Migrationnoun

movement from one part of something to another

‘there is virtually no cell migration in plants’;

Vacationnoun

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’;

Vacationnoun

the act of making something legally void

Vacationverb

spend or take a vacation

Vacation

A vacation (American English), or holiday (British English), is a leave of absence from a regular job, or a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances, or for specific festivals or celebrations.

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