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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 measures have been introduced as part of the cash-strapped council's plan to make the car parks - which cost nearly PS900,000 to maintain and manage each year - pay for themselves.
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We are satisfied that all of our onstreet parking places and council car parks are adequately signed.
National maintenance, refurbishment and new build contractor, Novus Property Solutions, has refurbished car parks in three locations for national car park provider Q-Park.
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Kirklees Council is offering free parking at their car parks as follows: Huddersfield: Free parking after 2pm on Saturdays, December 9, 16, 23.
All council operated car parks will offer free parking during the above times.
According to the British Parking Association's Safer Parking Scheme, there are 35 car parks in the town that have achieved the Park Mark Award.
Middlesbrough: Two hours free parking (a ticket must still be displayed) at various Middlesbrough Council car parks including: | Captain Cook Square Car Park Short Stay | Buxton Street car park | mima car park | Captain Cook Square Car Park Long Stay | Zetland and Station Street Car Parks | Transporter Bridge Free parking is also available at some on-street locations, including Amber Street, Ruby Street, Emerald Street, Pearl Street, Garnet Street and Diamond Road.
uk Operators Euro Car Parks was served with an enforcement notice last month and the authority has now run out of patience with the firm as it stalled over emptying the land of vehicles.