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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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A heavily used car park in Wokingham will close despite an application to build homes on it being refused.
People parking at Llandaff High Street car park have been paying 50p to park for up to three hours, PS1 for up to four hours, and PS5 for up to five hours.
RESIDENTS, businesses and visitors in Ellesmere Port can now benefit from free parking at Wellington Road North car park.
WORK has now started on a huge repair project to bring a Black Country multi-storey car park up to scratch.
Top-grossing car parks in Coventry include Barracks Car Park, West Orchards Car Park, Salt Lane Car Park, Cox Street Car Park and New Union Street Car Park.
Drivers who park on the Thomas Street Car Park,which is currently free, will also have to pay and display from Wednesday March 13.
A Wishaw motorist has hit out at the sorry state of a town centre car park.
A TEMPORARY car park has opened at Kings Dock - nearly 12 months to the day since a huge blaze destroyed the ECHO Arena car park.
Horley's High Street car park could be redeveloped to build retail units becauseReigate and Banstead Borough Councilsays the town has more parking spaces than it needs.
From January 2019, drivers will be charged PS2 for a 10-minute stay in the Express car park at the front of the airport's main building.
There will be free parking on Saturdays in the run-up to Christmas from Saturday, November 17, at Crosshills car park, High Street car park, Mulcture Hall Road car park and Victoria Street car park, all Halifax.