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French translation of “traffic”

traffic

noun /ˈtrӕfik/
vehicles , aircraft , ships etc moving about
circulation , trafic
There’s a lot of traffic on the roads / on the river .
trade , especially illegal or dishonest
trafic
the traffic in illegal drugs .
trafficker noun a usually illegal or dishonest dealer
trafiquant/-ante
a trafficker in drugs .
traffic island a small pavement in the middle of a road , for pedestrians to stand on on their way across .
refuge
traffic jam a situation in which large numbers of road vehicles are prevented from proceeding freely
embouteillage
We got stuck in a traffic jam for ages .
traffic lights lights of changing colours for controlling traffic at road crossings etc
feux (de circulation )
Turn left at the traffic lights .
(Definition of traffic from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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