Translation of "traffic" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈtræf·ɪk/ us /ˈtræf·ɪk/

A2 the cars, trucks, etc. using a road

Sorry we’re late – we got stuck in traffic.

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


noun /ˈtrӕfik/

vehicles, aircraft, ships etc moving about

There’s a lot of traffic on the roads / on the river.

trade, especially illegal or dishonest

the traffic in illegal drugs.
trafficker noun

a usually illegal or dishonest dealer

a trafficker in drugs.
traffic circle noun

( American ) a circular area where three or more roads meet and which all traffic must go round in the same direction; rotary ( American ), roundabout ( British)

traffic island noun

a small pavement in the middle of a road, for pedestrians to stand on on their way across.

isla de peatones, isleta, refugio
traffic jam noun

a situation in which large numbers of road vehicles are prevented from proceeding freely

embotellamiento, atasco
We got stuck in a traffic jam for ages.
traffic lights noun plural

lights of changing colours/colors for controlling traffic at road crossings etc

Turn left at the traffic lights.

(Translation of “traffic” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)