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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.Areas in towns and cities UK an area of land around a large house in the countrysideGardening - general words US an area of land for playing sportsSports venues

park

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.ParkingPlacing and positioning an object [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.Placing and positioning an object
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