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speed bumpnoun [C or]

uk   us   (UK also speed hump, sleeping policeman)
a ​smallraisedareabuiltacross a ​road to ​forcepeople to ​drive more ​slowly: Local ​residents are ​asking for ​speedbumps to be ​installed in ​theirstreet.
(Definition of speed bump from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “speed bump”
in Chinese (Simplified) (设在路面上的)减速垄…
in Chinese (Traditional) (設在路面上的)減速丘, 路面高突…
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