ballpark or ball park

ballpark or ball park
ball|park1 or ball park [ `bɔl,park ] noun count
a place where baseball games are played
in the ballpark INFORMAL
1. ) not calculated exactly but within the correct general range:
Eighteen thousand? That could be in the ballpark.
2. ) good enough to compete with others:
She's just not in the same ballpark as some of the other athletes.
ball|park 2 [ `bɔl,park ] adjective only before noun
used for talking about amounts that have not been calculated exactly: APPROXIMATE:
This is just a ballpark figure, remember?

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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