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tailback

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈteɪl.bæk/ mainly UK
a line of vehicles that have stopped or are moving only very slowly, because of an accident or other problem on the road in front of them: Yesterday there was a four-mile tailback on the main road into the city after a crash.
Translations of “tailback”
in Chinese (Traditional) (車輛)排起長龍…
in Russian хвост автомобилей в пробке…
in Turkish kuyruk olma, peşpeşe yığılma, sıra sıra dizilme…
in Chinese (Simplified) (车辆)排起长龙…
in Polish korek…
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