gridlock Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gridlock" in British English

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gridlocknoun [U]

uk   /ˈɡrɪd.lɒk/  us   /-lɑːk/
a ​situation where ​roads in a ​townbecome so ​blocked by ​cars that it is ​impossible for any ​traffic to ​move: A ​carbreaking down at ​rushhour could ​cause gridlock ​acrosshalf the ​city. a ​situation in which no ​progress can be made
(Definition of gridlock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gridlocknoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡrɪdˌlɑk/
a ​situation where ​streets that ​meet and cross ​become so ​blocked by ​cars that it is ​impossible for any ​traffic to move
(Definition of gridlock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gridlock”
in Chinese (Simplified) (市区)交通大堵塞, 僵局…
in Turkish trafik tıkanıklığı/sıkışıklığı…
in Russian затор…
in Chinese (Traditional) (市區)交通大擠塞, 僵局…
in Polish korek…
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