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speed trapnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​place on a ​road where the ​police use ​specialhiddenequipment to ​see if ​drivers are going ​faster than is ​allowed in a ​particulararea
(Definition of speed trap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “speed trap”
in Chinese (Simplified) 汽车超速监视区…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汽車超速監視區…
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