Translation of "bottleneck" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /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

cuello de botella, embotellamiento
The construction work is causing bottlenecks in the city centre.

a problem that delays progress

embotellamiento, cuello de botella
Is there any way of getting around this bureaucratic bottleneck?

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