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English definition of “contraflow”


noun [C]     /ˈkɒn.trə.fləʊ/ US  /ˈkɑːn.trə.floʊ/ mainly UK
a temporary traffic arrangement , usually on a main road , in which traffic travelling in both directions uses one side of the road while the other side is being repaired : A contraflow is in operation /in force between junctions 13 and 14 on the motorway .Motorways
(Definition of contraflow noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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