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parknoun [C]

 us   /pɑrk/
  • park noun [C] (AREA OF LAND)

a ​largearea of ​land with ​grass and ​trees which is ​maintained for the ​pleasure of the ​public: a ​picnic in the park Central Park

parkverb [I/T]

 us   /pɑrk/
to ​leave a ​vehicle in a ​place where it can ​stay for a ​period of ​time, or fig.infml to put yourself or something in a ​particularplace for a ​period of ​time: [I] Where did you park? [T] Just park ​yourcar out ​front. [T] fig.infml He parked himself in ​front of the TV.
(Definition of park from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"park" in British English

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parknoun [C]

uk   /pɑːk/  us   /pɑːrk/
A1 a ​largearea of ​land with ​grass and ​trees, usually ​surrounded by ​fences or ​walls, and ​speciallyarranged 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.
an ​area of ​land that is used for a ​particularpurpose: an ​office/a ​business park
US an ​area of ​land for ​playingsports on
UK an ​area of ​land around a ​largehouse in the ​countryside

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parkverb

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 ​yourcar in the ​driveway.
[T + adv/prep] informal to put yourself or something in a ​particularplace for a ​longtime, often ​annoying other ​people: He parked himself in ​front of the TV and ​stayed there all ​afternoon. She's parked an ​enormouspile 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 ​questionimmediately but ​leave it for a ​latertime: Can we park that ​question until the end of the ​session?

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(Definition of park from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"park" in Business English

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parknoun [C]

uk   us   /pɑːk/
an ​area of ​land used by ​businesses, ​factories, ​shops, etc.: a business/​retail/​industrial park

parkverb

uk   us   /pɑːk/
[I or T] to ​leave a ​vehicle somewhere for a ​period: Staff park their ​cars in ​front of the ​mainbuilding. There's nowhere to park on the street.
[T] informal FINANCE if you park ​money, an ​investment, etc. you ​leave it with another ​person or ​organization for a ​period of ​time. This is sometimes done to ​avoidtax and is ​illegal if it is done to hide the fact that you own something: park sth in sth More ​investors are ​seeking to park their ​money in an off-shore ​location. The ​funds were parked in an anonymous ​account.
[T] informal MEETINGS if you park an ​idea, problem, etc. you decide not to ​deal with it until later: Let's park this ​issue for a moment and ​return to it later in the ​meeting.
(Definition of park from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “park”
in Korean 공원…
in Arabic حَديقة عامة…
in Malaysian taman…
in French parc…
in Russian парк…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公園, 莊園,庭院, 運動場,體育場…
in Italian parco, giardini pubblici…
in Turkish park…
in Polish park…
in Spanish parque, jardín…
in Vietnamese công viên, bãi…
in Portuguese parque…
in Thai สวนสาธารณะ, สถานที่กลางแจ้งขนาดใหญ่…
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…
in Indonesian taman…
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