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roadworks

noun [plural] uk   /ˈrəʊd.wɜːks/  us   /ˈroʊd.wɝːks/ UK (US roadwork)
building or repair work on a road: There are delays on the M4 because of roadworks.
Translations of “roadworks”
in Korean 도로 공사…
in Arabic أعمال صِيانة الطرُق…
in Portuguese obras na pista…
in Catalan obres en carretera…
in Japanese 道路工事…
in Italian lavori stradali…
in Chinese (Traditional) 道路施工, 道路檢修…
in Russian дорожные работы…
in Turkish yol çalışması/inşaatı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 道路施工, 道路检修…
in Polish roboty drogowe…
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