Meaning of PARKING in English


park ‧ ing S3 /ˈpɑːkɪŋ $ ˈpɑːr-/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

1 . the act of parking a car or other vehicle:

No Parking (=used on signs)

a £45 parking fine

parking space/place/spot

I couldn’t find a parking space near the shops.

2 . spaces in which you can leave a car or other vehicle:

Free parking is available at the hotel.

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■ places where you can park a car

▪ parking space/place a space in a street, car park etc where a car can be left

▪ garage a building for keeping a car in, usually next to or attached to a house

▪ parking garage especially American English a building near or under a public place where cars can be parked

▪ car park British English , parking lot American English an area where cars can be parked

▪ multistorey car park British English a building with many levels where cars can be parked

▪ carport a shelter for a car which has a roof but no sides

▪ drive British English , driveway American English the hard area between your house or garage and the street. on which you can leave a car

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.