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ball·park (ball park)

ballpark (ball park)

 
pronunciation:
bawl park
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
phrases:
in the ballpark
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part of speech: noun
definition: an enclosed piece of land, with or without a roof, having stands for spectators and a playing field for ball games, esp. baseball.
The mighty batter scored another home run when he hit the ball out of the ballpark.
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phrase: in the ballpark
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: (informal) approximately correct; with some margin for error.
The sun is ninety million miles from earth--to use a ballpark figure.I asked the carpenter to give me a ballpark estimate of what the work would cost.