parking

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

park +‎ -ing

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Verb[edit]

parking

  1. present participle of park
    Parking a car in a tight spot gave him some satisfaction. (as gerund)
    His parking skills needed improvement. (as participial adjective)
    They will be parking the aircraft in the desert for the next few months. (as progressive)
    Each one of his parkings of securities was a separate count on the indictment. (as gerundial noun)

Noun[edit]

parking (uncountable)

  1. The action of the verb to park.
    Parking in central London can be very difficult.
  2. Space in which to park a car or other vehicle.
    It can be difficult to find parking in central London.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English parking, from park (to park), from Middle English park, from Old French parc (livestock pen), from Medieval Latin parcus, parricus, from Frankish *parrik (enclosure, pen), from Proto-Germanic *parrukaz (enclosure, fence).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: par‧king

Verb[edit]

parking

  1. to park; to bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:parking.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English parking or from French parking.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑr.kɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: par‧king

Noun[edit]

parking f (plural parkings)

  1. (Belgium) car park, parking lot
    Synonyms: parkeerplaats, parkeerterrein

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English park

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parking m (plural parkings)

  1. car park

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English parking

Noun[edit]

parking

  1. area where cars or other vehicles are parked; car park
    Synonym: stasionnman

Polish[edit]

parking

Etymology[edit]

From English parking.

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Noun[edit]

parking m inan

  1. car park

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English parking.

Noun[edit]

parking m (plural parkings)

  1. (Latin America, especially Puerto Rico) car park (an area where cars may be parked)
    Synonyms: estacionamiento, aparcamiento
  2. (Spain) parking garage

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