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ballpark

noun [C]  /ˈbɔl·pɑrk/ us  

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.
Translations of “ballpark”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指)棒球場…
in Russian бейсбольный стадион…
in Turkish beyzbol alanı, sahası…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指)棒球场…
in Polish stadion baseballowy…
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