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double-park

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Definition of double-park in English:

verb

[with object]
Park (a vehicle) alongside one that is already parked at the side of the road: the burgundy pickup was double-parked
More example sentences
  • He double-parked his car in order to grab a cup of coffee.
  • One police car is double-parked out front, and the door of the row house is propped open.
  • The traffic police have their hands full regulating traffic during school hours and they are often helpless when parents in a hurry double-park cars.

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