Translation of "traffic" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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trafficnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtræf.ɪk/ us /ˈtræf.ɪk/

traffic noun [ U ] (VEHICLES)

A2 the number of vehicles moving along roads, or the amount of aircraft, trains, or ships moving along a route

There was heavy/a lot of traffic on the roads this morning. 今晨道路上車流量很大。
We got stuck in traffic for several hours. 我們碰上交通阻塞,被堵了好幾個小時。
New measures have been introduced to try and ease traffic congestion in the city. 這個城市已經採取了新措施,試圖緩解交通擠塞。
Five people were injured in a traffic accident (= one involving vehicles). 有五人在交通事故中受傷。
US I heard about the accident on the traffic report on the radio this morning.
Air traffic has increased 30 percent in the last decade. 在過去的十年裡,空中交通量增加了30%。

people or goods transported by road, air, train, or ship, as a business

The airline halved its overseas service because of a sharp reduction in traffic. 該航空公司因運輸量驟降而削減了一半海外業務。
Environmental groups want more passenger and freight traffic moved off the roads and onto trains. 環保團體想要把更多的客運和貨運業務從公路轉移到鐵路上。

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traffic noun [ U ] (TRADE)

illegal trade

to cut down the traffic in drugs/the drug traffic 打擊毒品買賣
Police are looking for ways of curbing the traffic in guns. 警方正在想方設法遏制非法槍支交易。


uk /ˈtræf.ɪk/ us /ˈtræf.ɪk/ present participle trafficking, past tense and past participle trafficked

[ I ] to buy and sell goods illegally

They were arrested for trafficking in the eggs of protected species of birds. 他們因非法交易國家保護鳥類所產的蛋而被捕。

(Translation of “traffic” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)