vacuum

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈvækjʊəm/, /ˈvækjʊm/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈvækjum, -jəm/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(vakyo̅o̅m, -yo̅o̅ əm, -yəm)


Inflections of 'vacuum' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
vacuums
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
vacua
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Rare)

vacuum
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: void
Synonyms:
void , blank , blankness, emptiness, nothing , nothingness, vacuity, space , empty space, hollowness, vacancy, vacuousness
Sense: Verb: use a vacuum cleaner
Synonyms:
hoover (UK, trademark), hoover up (UK, trademark), vacuum-clean, clean
Sense: Noun: vacuum cleaner
Synonyms:
vacuum cleaner, Hoover (UK, trademark), vac (UK, informal), Dustbuster (trademark)

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