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traffic light

noun [C usually plural] uk   us   (US also stoplight)
A2 one of a set of red, yellow, and green lights that control the movement of vehicles, usually at a point where two or more roads join: The police pulled him over for failing to stop at a red traffic light. Turn left at the traffic lights. The traffic lights turned green as we approached the junction.
Translations of “traffic light”
in Korean 교통 신호…
in Arabic إشارة المُرور…
in Portuguese semáforo…
in Catalan semàfor…
in Japanese (道路の)信号機…
in Italian semaforo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紅綠燈,交通信號燈…
in Russian светофор…
in Turkish trafik ışıkları…
in Chinese (Simplified) 红绿灯,交通信号灯…
in Polish światło, sygnalizacja świetlna…
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