Definition of parking noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpɑːkɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrkɪŋ//
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  1. 1the act of stopping a vehicle at a place and leaving it there for a period of time There is no parking here between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. I managed to find a parking space. a parking fine (= for parking illegally)
  2. 2a space or an area for leaving vehicles The hotel is centrally situated with ample free parking.
  3. Extra examples I spent half an hour looking for a parking space. The cost of a residents’ parking permit is due to rise. The hotel has ample parking. The influx of tourists could cause traffic congestion and parking problems. The town has free on-street parking. a restaurant with ample parking space parking for 300 cars
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: parking