parc fermé

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French parc fermé (The governing body for international motorsport is the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). The primary version of their rules is written in French. The official translators tend, when translating into English, to leave any words/phrases without a simple translation in the original tongue (another example is habitacle (= passenger compartment))).

Noun[edit]

parc fermé (plural parcs fermés)

  1. (motor racing) A secure car park where competing cars must be left, and where no maintenance, repairs, or enhancements may be performed, for example during rest periods.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From parc + fermé

Noun[edit]

parc fermé m (plural parcs fermés)

  1. A park which is closed, or with restricted entry
  2. (motor racing) A secure car park where competing cars must be left, for example during rest periods, and where no maintenance, repairs, or enhancements may be carried out.