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ballparknoun [C]

us   /ˈbɔl·pɑrk/
  • ballpark noun [C] (PLACE FOR SPORTS)

a large structure enclosing a field on which games, esp. baseball games, are played
  • ballpark noun [C] (ACCEPTABLE RANGE)

an acceptable range in the amount or number of something when you do not know or cannot agree on an exact amount or number: I’d sell the house for $500,000, but his offer isn’t even in the ballpark. A ballpark figure of $3,000 would be realistic.
(Definition of ballpark from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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ballparknoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɔːlpɑːk/ us  
be in the same ballpark
to be of a similar amount or at a similar level: The monthly costs of cable and satellite service are generally in the same ballpark for comparable packages.
be in the (right) ballpark
to be close to the correct amount: Accounts receivable may be less than the printed numbers, but they're in the right ballpark.

ballparkadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈbɔːlpɑːk/ us  
a ballpark cost or figure is a number that is a guess, but that you believe is near the correct number: Do you have a ballpark figure of what the tax increases will be? a ballpark estimate
(Definition of ballpark from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ballpark”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指)棒球场…
in Turkish beyzbol alanı, sahası…
in Russian бейсбольный стадион…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指)棒球場…
in Polish stadion baseballowy…
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