how to pronounce park


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park is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of park in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… save the old amusement park where she …”

meanings of park


  1. An area on which a sporting match is played; (soccer) a pitch.
  2. A partially enclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
  3. An area used for specific purposes.
  4. A wide, flat-bottomed valley in a mountainous region.
  5. A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, such as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.
  6. An open space occupied by or reserved for vehicles, matériel or stores.
  7. A space in which to leave a car; a parking space.
  8. An area of land set aside for environment preservation or recreation.
  9. A piece of ground in or near a city or town, enclosed and kept for ornament and recreation.
  10. An enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting, which one may have by prescription or royal grant.
  11. An area zoned for a particular (industrial or commercial) purpose.
  12. An inventory of matériel.


  1. To promenade or drive in a park.
  2. To bring together in a park, or compact body.
  3. To register a domain name, but make no use of it (See domain parking).
  4. To display style or gait on a park drive.
  5. To bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place.
  6. To enclose in a park, or partially enclosed basin.
  7. To invest money temporarily in an investment instrument considered to relatively free of risk, especially while awaiting other opportunities.
  8. To enclose in a park, or as in a park.
  9. To defer (a matter) until a later date.
  10. To engage in romantic or sexual activities inside a nonmoving vehicle that was driven to a suitable spot for that purpose.
  11. To sit, recline, or put, especially in a manner suggesting an intent to remain for some time.
  12. To hit a home run, to hit the ball out of the park.


  1. A river in central Connecticut.
  2. A Korean surname​. Alternative form of Bak.
  3. An English surname​.

park frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word park occurs in english on average 115 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics park can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that park can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to park


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