park


park
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noun
ADJECTIVE
local, neighbourhood/neighborhood (esp. AmE)
city, downtown (AmE), municipal, urban
public
country (BrE)
county (AmE), national, state (AmE)

The mountain has been designated as a national park.

the national parks system

beautiful
historic
25-acre, 45-acre, etc.
dog (AmE)
memorial, sculpture
waterfront
game, marine, safari (esp. BrE), wildlife
amusement, leisure (BrE), recreational (esp. AmE), theme, water
indoor, outdoor (both AmE)

an indoor park for skateboarders

ball (usually ballpark), baseball (both AmE)
skate, skateboard
mobile-home (esp. AmE), RV (AmE), trailer (esp. AmE)
business, industrial, office (esp. AmE), retail (BrE)
VERB + PARK
go to, visit

They go to the park most Sundays.

design, landscape, lay out

a beautifully landscaped park

build, create, develop

He built parks and highways in New York.

manage

a park managed by the Department of Parks and Recreation

overlook

a cafe overlooking the park

PARK + NOUN
bench
entrance
boundary
area
service, system (AmE)

I work as a ranger in the city's park system.

parks department

She works for the parks department.

employee, manager, official, ranger

The lion was shot dead by a park ranger.

visitor
PREPOSITION
at a/the park

We met at Hyde Park. (BrE)

in a/the park

They went for a walk in the park.

We met in Central Park.

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verb
ADVERB
carefully
neatly

All the cars were neatly parked on the street.

badly
quickly
illegally (esp. BrE)

Motorists parked illegally are fined £50.

Park is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑caravan, ↑truck
Park is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bicycle, ↑bike, ↑car, ↑motorcycle, ↑truck, ↑van, ↑vehicle

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • park´er — park «pahrk», noun, verb. –n. 1. land set apart for the pleasure of the public: »Many cities have beautiful parks. Hyde Park is in London. A park may be only a tiny bit of green in a large city, with a few flowers, trees, and benches, or it may… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Park — (p[aum]rk), n. [AS. pearroc, or perh. rather fr. F. parc; both being of the same origin; cf. LL. parcus, parricus, Ir. & Gael. pairc, W. park, parwg. Cf. {Paddock} an inclosure, {Parrock}.] 1. (Eng. Law) A piece of ground inclosed, and stored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PARK (R. E.) — PARK ROBERT EZRA (1864 1944) Si William I. Thomas doit être considéré comme le fondateur de l’école sociologique de Chicago, c’est Robert Park qui en devient la figure la plus marquante au cours des années 1920. Ce dernier n’entre pourtant à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Park — Park, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parking}.] 1. To inclose in a park, or as in a park. [1913 Webster] How are we parked, and bounded in a pale. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • park — pȁrk m <N mn pàrkovi> DEFINICIJA 1. omeđeno, pošumljeno zemljište u gradu ili izvan grada s planski zasađenim drvoredima, cvijetnjacima itd., namijenjeno za odmor i rekreaciju 2. ukupni inventar vozila ili strojeva kojim raspolaže kakvo… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • park — [pärk] n. [ME parc < OFr < ML parricus < Iberian * parra > Sp parra, trellis, grape vine] 1. Eng. Law Historical an enclosed area of land, held by royal grant or prescription, stocked and preserved for hunting 2. an area of land… …   English World dictionary

  • Park — Park, Chung Hee Park, Robert E. * * * (as used in expressions) Central Park Park, Mungo Park, Robert E(zra) Phoenix Park, asesinatos de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Park — Sm std. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. parc unter zusätzlichem Einfluß von dem (ebenfalls aus diesem entlehnten) ne. park ( Grünanlage und Fahrzeugpark ). In der Bedeutung Gehege war das Wort schon früher entlehnt worden. Das… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Park — Park: Mlat. parricus »eingeschlossener Raum, Gehege«, das früh ins Westgerm. entlehnt wurde (vgl. das Lehnwort ↑ Pferch), erscheint im Frz. als parc »eingeschlossener Raum; Tiergehege«. Aus frz. parc stammen sowohl gleichbed. it. parco, span.… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • park — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż IIa, D. u {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} duży ogród założony sztucznie lub z wykorzystaniem naturalnych warunków przyrodniczych, z alejkami i ścieżkami spacerowymi oraz z innymi… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Park — (Ираклион,Греция) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Evrou 19, Ираклион, 71303, Греция Оп …   Каталог отелей


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