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handicapped-parking

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Relating to or characteristic of a specified stage in the use of stone by humans: Eolithic.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From lithic1.

Examples

  • Disabled residents and their caregivers in the Washington area said some of the worst spots for handicapped-parking violations are at Metro stations, around government buildings, and at big-box outlets such as Target, Wal-Mart, and Costco, where the combination of tight parking and unwieldy 36-roll packages of toilet paper seems to intensify the temptation to park illegally.

    Misuse of handicapped parking placards is widespread

  • Mike Birdsall said the site gets about 5,000 hits a month; about 50 reports of handicapped-parking misdeeds are posted each week.

    Misuse of handicapped parking placards is widespread

  • The lack of enforcement has led to the rise of handicapped-parking vigilantes.

    Misuse of handicapped parking placards is widespread

  • He is still using his father's handicapped-parking placard even though the father died years ago.

    Misuse of handicapped parking placards is widespread

  • Coley, 52, of Columbia Heights, feels conflicted because in a few weeks, he too will have his own blue handicapped-parking pass, legitimately obtained after he suffered a heart attack last year.

    Misuse of handicapped parking placards is widespread

  • Anger over abuse of handicapped-parking placards boiled over last week when Martena Clinton, the Maryland woman whose Lexus went missing for 24 hours after Secret Service moved it during an appearance by President Obama at the Washington Convention Center, said she had parked the car in a handicapped space using her husband's placard.

    Misuse of handicapped parking placards is widespread

  • They weren't the ones who left their trucks in handicapped-parking zones, but a pair of Philadelphia Eagles stars were convicted Wednesday of parking offenses in cases brought by an activist who relentlessly guards such parking spots in this Philadelphia suburb.

    USATODAY.com - Notes: Bills sign Gibson; Condon on move; McNabb pays up

  • Unlike most offices at McLean, his has no view, just a handicapped-parking space directly beyond his window, then a road, then a field that is popular with Canada geese.

    Predator

  • He reached into his back pocket and handed her a handicapped-parking permit.

    Fatal Care

  • The photo shows a sign directly in front of Carella's car, although it is facing the opposite direction, and large handicapped-parking markings on the asphalt by the rear driver's-side fender.

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