(n.) = square ; quadrangle ; piazza ; concourse. Ex: The secretary pointed out that all main approaches to the city lead to the courthouse square, the hub of the city's business district. Ex: Some of the questions to ask ourselves are will people walk up or down stairs, across quadrangles, etc just to visit the library?. Ex: This is a nine part essay exploring the nature and potential of public space, ranging from piazzas to roofed and climate-controlled places to parking lots. Ex: The station has a single large concourse populated with the usual assortment of shops and eateries. ---- * banco de plaza = park bench. * plaza comercial = strip mall. * plaza de armas = parade ground. * plaza de desfiles = parade ground. * plaza del mercado = market square. * plaza del pueblo = town square. * plaza de toros = bullring. * plaza fuerte = garrison town ; fortified town. * plaza pública = public square. (n.) = seat ; job opening. Ex: After a brief coffee break the department heads resumed their seats. Ex: Job openings and overall hiring both rose to five-year highs in September, signaling improvement in the job market. ---- * admitir un número de reservas mayor a las plazas existentes = overbook. * plaza de profesor = professorship. * plazas = seating. * sofá de dos plazas = love seat ; two-seater sofa. * sofá de tres plazas = three-seater sofa. (n.) = parking place. Nota: Referido al espacio individual que ocupa un vehículo en un aparcamiento. Ex: The Conference Centre car park has 650 parking places, with another 5000 places nearby and parking fees can be paid with notes or coins. ---- * plaza de aparcamiento = parking space ; parking place. * plaza de estacionamiento = parking space ; parking place. * plaza de garaje = garage parking place.