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2 lacking contents that could or should be present
  • the page of instructions actually turned out to be blank

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1 a piece of paper with information written or to be written on it
  • handed him an employment blank to fill out

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2 empty space
  • a blank on the form for the patient's insurance policy number

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empty, vacant, blank, void, vacuous mean lacking contents which could or should be present. empty suggests a complete absence of contents. an empty bucket vacant suggests an absence of appropriate contents or occupants. a vacant apartment blank stresses the absence of any significant, relieving, or intelligible features on a surface. a blank wall void suggests absolute emptiness as far as the mind or senses can determine. a statement void of meaning vacuous suggests the emptiness of a vacuum and especially the lack of intelligence or significance. a vacuous facial expression

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“Blank.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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