or ball park
[ bawl-pahrk ]
/ ˈbɔlˌpɑrk /
a tract of land where ball games, especially baseball, are played.
a baseball stadium.
Informal. being an approximation, based on an educated guess: Give me a ballpark figure on our total expenses for next year.
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Idioms for ballpark
in the ballpark, Informal. within reasonable, acceptable, or expected limits: The price may go up another $10, but that's still in the ballpark.
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British Dictionary definitions for in the ballpark
/ (ˈbɔːlˌpɑːk) /
US and Canadian a stadium used for baseball games
- approximate rangein the right ballpark
- (as modifier)a ballpark figure
informal a situation; state of affairsit's a whole new ballpark for him
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Idioms and Phrases with in the ballpark
in the ballpark
Also, out of the ballpark. See under ballpark figure.
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