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"congested" in British English

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congestedadjective

uk   us   /kənˈdʒes.tɪd/
too ​blocked or ​crowded and ​causing difficulties Congested ​roads and ​towns have too much ​traffic and ​movement is made ​difficult. If you are or ​yournose is congested, you cannot ​breathe through ​yournose because it is ​blocked, usually during an ​infection. Congested ​lungs or other ​bodyparts have ​become too ​full of ​blood or other ​liquid.
congestion
noun [U] uk   us   /-tʃən/
C1 The (​traffic) congestion in the ​city gets ​worse during the ​summer. This ​sprayhelps to ​ease nasal congestion.
(Definition of congested from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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congestedadjective

 us   /kənˈdʒes·tɪd/
too ​crowded or ​blocked: Congested ​roads are ​normal on ​holidayweekends. Someone who is congested has a ​blockednose and cannot ​breathe through it, usually because of a ​cold.
congestion
noun [U]  us   /kənˈdʒes·tʃən/
The ​restaurant would ​increasetraffic congestion and ​noise.
(Definition of congested from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “congested”
in Spanish colapsado, congestionado…
in Vietnamese đông nghịt, chật ních…
in Malaysian penuk sesak…
in Thai แออัด…
in French encombré…
in German überfüllt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堵塞的, 拥挤的, 挤满的…
in Turkish (trafik) tıkalı, tıkanık, yoğun…
in Russian перегруженный…
in Indonesian penuh sesak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堵塞的, 擁擠的, 擠滿的…
in Polish zatłoczony, zapchany…
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