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park

noun [C] uk   /pɑːk/ us    /pɑːrk/
A1 a large area of land with grass and trees surrounded by fences or walls, specially arranged so that people can walk in it for pleasure or children can play in it: Central Park Hyde Park We watched the joggers in the park. UK an area of land around a large house in the countryside US an area of land for playing sports
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verb uk   /pɑːk/ us    /pɑːrk/
A2 [I or T] to put a vehicle in a place where it can stay for a period of time, usually while you leave it: Where have you parked? Just park your car in the driveway. [T + adv/prep] informal to put yourself or something in a particular place for a long time, often annoying other people: He parked himself in front of the TV and stayed there all afternoon. She's parked an enormous pile of papers on my desk and I haven't a clue what to do with them. [T] to not deal with something or answer a question immediately but leave it for a later time: Can we park that question until the end of the session?
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Translations of “park”
in Korean 공원…
in Arabic حَديقة عامة…
in French parc…
in Turkish park…
in Italian parco, giardini pubblici…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公園, 莊園,庭院, 運動場,體育場…
in Russian парк…
in Polish park…
in Spanish parque, jardín…
in Portuguese parque…
in German der Park…
in Catalan parc…
in Japanese 公園…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公园, 庄园,庭院, 运动场,体育场…
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