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"red light" in British English

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red lightnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​redtrafficsignal that ​tellsdrivers to ​stop: The ​policefined her for driving through/​jumping a ​redlight.
(Definition of red light from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)
Translations of “red light”
in Chinese (Simplified) (交通)红灯…
in Chinese (Traditional) (交通)紅燈…
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