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stop signnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​sign on the ​road that ​tellsdrivers of ​vehicles to ​stop and not to ​continue until it is ​safe
(Definition of stop sign from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stop signnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstɑp ˌsɑɪn/
a ​red, eight-sided sign at the ​side of a ​road that ​signalsdrivers to stop before ​continuing
(Definition of stop sign from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stop sign”
in Arabic عَلامة الوقوف…
in Korean 일단 정지 신호…
in Portuguese placa de pare…
in Catalan senyal d’estop…
in Japanese (道路の)停止線, 一旦停止の表示…
in Chinese (Simplified) (公路上的)停车标志…
in Chinese (Traditional) (公路上的)停車標誌…
in Italian segnale di stop…
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