Meaning of “red light” in the English Dictionary

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"red light" in British English

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red lightnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌred ˈlaɪt/ us /ˌred ˈlaɪt/

a red traffic signal that tells drivers to stop:

The police fined her for driving through/jumping a red light.

(Definition of “red light” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"red light" in American English

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red lightnoun [ C ]

us /ˈred ˈlɑɪt/

a red traffic light, where vehicles have to stop

(Definition of “red light” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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