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English definition of “snarled up”

snarled up

adjective   UK (US usually snarled)
describes a long line of traffic that is unable to travel forward because something is blocking the road: The traffic was snarled up in both directions for two miles because of the accident.Traffic jams snarl-up   /ˈsnɑːl.ʌp/ US  /ˈsnɑːrl-/ noun [C] UK (US usually snarl)
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