Translation of "bottleneck" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bottlenecknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɒt.əl.nek/ us /ˈbɑː.t̬əl.nek/

a place where a road becomes narrow, or a place where there is often a lot of traffic, causing the traffic to slow down or stop

The construction work is causing bottlenecks in the city centre. 道路施工导致市中心交通阻塞。

a problem that delays progress

Is there any way of getting around this bureaucratic bottleneck? 有办法避开这种拖拉推诿的官僚作风吗?

(Translation of “bottleneck” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)