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traffic

noun /ˈtrӕfik/
vehicles, aircraft, ships etc moving about
tráfico
There’s a lot of traffic on the roads / on the river.
trade, especially illegal or dishonest
tráfico
the traffic in illegal drugs.
trafficker noun a usually illegal or dishonest dealer
traficante
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)
Rotonda
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
semáforo
Turn left at the traffic lights.
(Definition of traffic from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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