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car park

n. Chiefly British
A parking lot.

car park

n
(Automotive Engineering) an area or building reserved for parking cars. Usual US and Canadian term: parking lot

parking

car park

Don't use the word 'parking' to refer to a place where cars are parked. Instead, say car park in British English and parking lot in American English.

We parked in the car park next to the theatre.
The high school parking lot was filled with cars.

A building with several levels for parking cars is called a parking garage in American English, and a multi-storey car park in British English.

Parking is used only to refer to the action of parking your car, or to the state of being parked.

Parking in the city centre is very difficult.
He put a 'No Parking' sign on the gates.

car park

parking lot
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.car park - a lot where cars are parkedcar park - a lot where cars are parked    
lot - a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
used-car lot - a parking lot where a dealer in used-cars displays cars for sale
Translations
مَوْقِفٌ عَامٌّ لِلسَّيَّاراتمَوْقِفٌ للسَّيّارات
parkoviště
parkeringsplads
pysäköintialue
parkiralište
parkolóhely
bílastæîi
駐車場
주차장
parkirišče
bilparkering
ที่จอดรถ
bãi đỗ xe ô tô

car park

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car

(kaː) noun
1. (American ˌautomoˈbile) a (usually privately-owned) motor vehicle on wheels for carrying people. What kind of car do you have?; `Did you go by car?'
2. a section for passengers in a train etc. a dining-car.
3. (American) a railway carriage for goods or people. a freight car.
car park (American parking lot)
a piece of land or a building where cars may be parked.
ˈcar phone noun
a telephone that can be used in a car.

car park

مَوْقِفٌ عَامٌّ لِلسَّيَّارات parkoviště parkeringsplads Parkplatz χώρος στάθμευσης αυτοκινήτου aparcamiento, estacionamiento pysäköintialue parking parkiralište parcheggio 駐車場 주차장 parkeerterrein parkeringsplass parking estacionamento автостоянка bilparkering ที่จอดรถ otopark bãi đỗ xe ô tô 停车场
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The council owned Pine Street car park and the private Fitzwilliam Street car park have both been closed and blocked off.
A SUPERMARKET is considering introducing parking wardens to tackle motorists which it says use its car park to avoid new council parking charges.
A NEW long-stay car park on Yarm high street is now finished and open to the public.
A CONTROVERSIAL Liverpool city centre car park has now been locked up after a row between the council and operators of the site.
The issue is a lack of notice of intentions to create an extended car park and the County Council, see attached its poster, seems to have taken the initiative without fully exploring options open to them.
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has granted planning approval for a multi storey car park and ground level car park within the grounds of Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Derry.
With effect from March 27, 2014 the fee for parking a car in car park number 4 has been fixed at OMR2 for the first two days, OMR3 for the third day, OMR4 for the fourth day, and OMR5 for each day from fifth day onwards.
Other temporary Christmas tree recycling points are at: Blakelaw Park, in the car park off Cragston Avenue, Blakelaw.
I have recently encountered a new problem which faces those parking in the council-controlled car park at Richard Street/ Adam Street.
To begin with, in order to be accessible, the hospital requires a spacious car park that should serve all its patients, visitors and staff.
The car park arm of a Birmingham developer has secured the lease on its tenth site in the city centre.
REGARDING University Hospital staff parking in the public car park, I do not condone what members of staff are doing, however, I know the majority are prepared to pay for a car parking permit but there is a large waiting list to obtain one, some waiting up to two years or more .