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Definition of park verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they park
    he / she / it parks
    past simple parked
    -ing form parking
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] park (something) to leave a vehicle that you are driving in a particular place for a period of time You can't park here. You can't park the car here. He's parked very badly. a badly parked truck A red van was parked in front of the house. a parked car (informal) (figurative) Just park your bags in the hall until your room is ready. see also double-park, parallel park
  2. 2[transitive] park yourself + adv./prep. (informal) to sit or stand in a particular place for a period of time She parked herself on the edge of the bed.
  3. 3[transitive] park something (informal) (business) to decide to leave an idea or issue to be dealt with or considered at a later meeting Let's park that until our next meeting.
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