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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
park

Plural
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  1. A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.
  2. A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, enclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York.
  3. A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of wagons, a park of artillery; by extension, an inventory of such materiél, such as a country's tank park or artillery park (rare in US).
  4. A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
  5. An enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting, which one may have by prescription or royal grant.
  6. (US) A grassy basin surrounded by mountains.

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Quotations

  • (a piece of ground in or near a city): 1994: “I roamed the streets and parks, as far removed from the idea of art and pretense as I could take myself, discovering there the kind of truth I was supposed to be setting down on paper…” –The Blue Star, Robert Ferro

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References

  • “Park” in James F. Dunnigan and Albert Nofi (1992), Dirty Little Secrets: Military Information You're Not Supposed to Know, Harper, ISBN 978-0688112707, p 28.

Verb

Infinitive
to park

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to park (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place.
  2. (transitive) To bring together in a park, or compact body.
  3. (transitive) To enclose in a park, or as in a park.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To hit a home run, to hit the ball out of the park.
    He really parked that one.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To engage in romantic or sexual activities inside a nonmoving vehicle.
    They stopped at a romantic overlook, shut off the engine, and parked.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To sit, recline, or put, especially in a manner suggesting an intent to remain for some time.
    He came in and parked himself in our living room.
    Park your bags in the hall.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To invest money temporarily in an investment instrument considered to relatively free of risk, specially while awaiting other opportunities.
    We decided to park our money in a safe, stable, low-yield bond fund until market conditions improve.

Translations


Breton

Noun

park m.

  1. field

Hungarian

Noun

park (plural parkok)

  1. park

Polish

Noun

park m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|park]]

  1. park (e.g., a ground for recreation in a city or town)

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative park parki
Genitive parku parków
Dative parkowi parkom
Accusative park parki
Instrumental parkiem parkami
Locative parku parkach
Vocative parku parki

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

park (pl. parker, def sing parken, def pl parkerna)

  1. park (in a city)

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