Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “bottleneck”

See all translations

bottleneck

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbɒt.l̩.nek/ US  /ˈbɑː.t̬l̩-/
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
狹窄路段,瓶頸路段;交通阻塞點
Roadworks are causing bottlenecks in the city centre.
道路施工導致市中心交通阻塞。
Traffic jams
a problem that delays progress
障礙;僵局
Is there any way of getting round this bureaucratic bottleneck?
有辦法避開這種拖拉推諉的官僚作風嗎?
Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of bottleneck from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “bottleneck” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More