car park
noun Date: 1926 chiefly British a lot or garage for parking

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • car park — n BrE 1.) an area where people can park their cars American Equivalent: parking lot 2.) an enclosed building in a public place where people can park their cars American Equivalent: parking garage …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • car park — car parks also carpark N COUNT A car park is an area or building where people can leave their cars. [BRIT] (in AM, use parking lot) …   English dictionary

  • car park — car ,park noun count BRITISH a PARKING LOT or PARKING GARAGE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • car park — n. Brit. PARKING LOT …   English World dictionary

  • car park — noun a lot where cars are parked • Syn: ↑parking lot, ↑park, ↑parking area • Derivationally related forms: ↑park (for: ↑park) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • car park — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms car park : singular car park plural car parks British an area or a building where people can leave their cars for a short time …   English dictionary

  • car park — noun Car park is used before these nouns: ↑attendant Car park is used after these nouns: ↑basement, ↑shopping centre, ↑station, ↑supermarket …   Collocations dictionary

  • car park — /ˈka pak/ (say kah pahk) noun 1. an area or building which is designed or adapted for the parking of cars. Compare parking station. 2. Colloquial a traffic jam: the bridge was a car park at peak hour. Also, carpark …   Australian English dictionary

  • car park — A parking area usually located within a building. Also see multi storey car park …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Car park — designated place to park the car (under cover); parking garage, station …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • car park — I Australian Slang designated place to park the car (under cover); parking garage, station II Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary Parking lot III Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) parking lot …   English dialects glossary

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