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Spanish translation of “busy”

busy

adjective /ˈbizi/
having a lot (of work etc) to do Looking after two small children keeps me very busy. full of traffic, people, activity etc The roads are busy Christmas is a busy time of year for many businesses. (especially American) (of a telephone line) engaged All the lines to New York are busy. busily adverb
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(Definition of busy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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