parking

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

park +‎ -ing

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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)

NounEdit

parking (usually uncountable, plural parkings)

  1. The action of the verb to park.
    Parking in central London can be very difficult.
    • 1948, Report of the Charlotte Parking Survey: Downtown Business District
      Table 6 represents an analysis of the parking usage in the Downtown Business District, in terms of the number of parkings, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., according to Type of Facility used, and the Purposes of the Trips []
  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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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: par‧king

VerbEdit

parking

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

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:parking.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English parking or from French parking.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

parking f (plural parkings)

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

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English parking.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

parking m (plural parkings)

  1. car park, parking lot
    Synonym: stationnement

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Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English parking.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

parking

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

PolishEdit

 
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parking

EtymologyEdit

From English parking.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpar.kʲink/ [ˈparkʲĩŋk]
  • (file)

NounEdit

parking m inan

  1. car park

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Further readingEdit

  • parking in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • parking in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English parking.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaɾkin/, [ˈpaɾ.kĩn]

NounEdit

parking m (plural parkings)

  1. car park (UK), parking lot (North America) (an area where cars may be parked)
    Synonyms: aparcamiento, estacionamiento
  2. parking garage

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