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ball·park

 (bôl′pärk′)
n.
1. A park or stadium in which ball games are played.
2. Slang The approximately proper range, as of possibilities or alternatives: Your estimate is high, but still in the ballpark.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or used in a park or stadium: ballpark lights; ballpark seating.
2. Slang Being approximately proper in range: gave a ballpark estimate of future unit sales.

ballpark

(ˈbɔːlˌpɑːk)
n
1. (Baseball) US and Canadian a stadium used for baseball games
2. informal
a. approximate range: in the right ballpark.
b. (as modifier): a ballpark figure.
3. informal a situation; state of affairs: it's a whole new ballpark for him.

ball•park

(ˈbɔlˌpɑrk)

n.
1. a tract of land or a stadium where ball games, esp. baseball, are played.
adj.
2. being an approximation; based on an educated guess: a ballpark figure on expenses.
Idioms:
in the ballpark,
a. within reasonable limits.
b. close to the correct or expected amount.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ballpark - a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)ballpark - a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games); "take me out to the ballpark"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
ball field, baseball field, diamond - the baseball playing field
bullpen - a place on a baseball field where relief pitchers can warm up during a game
dugout - either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
sports stadium, stadium, arena, bowl - a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
stand - tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
2.ballpark - near to the scope or range of something; "his answer wasn't even in the right ballpark"
ambit, range, scope, reach, compass, orbit - an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"
Translations

ballpark

[ˈbɔːlpɑːk]
A. N (US) → estadio m de béisbol
to be in the same ballpark it's in the same ballparkestá en la misma categoría BASEBALL
B. CPD ballpark estimate Ncálculo m aproximado
ballpark figure, ballpark number Ncifra f aproximada

ballpark

ball-park [ˈbɔːlpɑːrk]
n
(lit) (= baseball stadium) → stade m de base-ball
(fig) in the ballpark (= approximately right) [amount, claim, figure] → dans la fourchette; (as good as others) [person, organization]
This puts them in the ballpark → Cela les rend comparables.
in the same ballpark as sb (as good as others) [person, organization] → dans la même catégorie que qn, de la même trempe que qn
modif [estimate, expenses] → approximatif/ive ballpark figureballpark figure nchiffre m approximatif

ballpark

[ˈbɔːlˌpɑːk] n (Am) → stadio di baseball
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