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1‘guests are requested to vacate their rooms by 12 noon’
leave, get out of, move out of, evacuate, quit, go away from, depart from, exit from, withdraw from, pull out of
abandon, desert, relinquish
2‘he will be vacating his post next year’
resign from, leave, stand down from, give up, bow out of, relinquish, depart from, walk out on, retire from, abdicate
informal quit, chuck, pack in
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