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Translation of "traffic" - English-Spanish dictionary

traffic

noun [no plural]   /ˈtræf·ɪk/
A2 the cars, trucks, etc. using a road tráfico Sorry we’re late – we got stuck in traffic.
(Definition of traffic from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

traffic

noun /ˈtrӕfik/
vehicles, aircraft, ships etc moving about tráfico There’s a lot of traffic on the roads / on the river.
trade, especially illegal or dishonest tráfico the traffic in illegal drugs.
trafficker noun
a usually illegal or dishonest dealer traficante a trafficker in drugs.
traffic circle noun
( American ) a circular area where three or more roads meet and which all traffic must go round in the same direction; rotary ( American ), roundabout ( British) Rotonda
traffic island noun
a small pavement in the middle of a road, for pedestrians to stand on on their way across. isla de peatones, isleta, refugio
traffic jam noun
a situation in which large numbers of road vehicles are prevented from proceeding freely embotellamiento, atasco We got stuck in a traffic jam for ages.
traffic lights noun plural
lights of changing colours/colors for controlling traffic at road crossings etc semáforo Turn left at the traffic lights.
(Definition of traffic from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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