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congestedadjective

 us   /kənˈdʒes·tɪd/
too crowded or blocked: Congested roads are normal on holiday weekends.
Someone who is congested has a blocked nose and cannot breathe through it, usually because of a cold.
congestion
noun [U]  us   /kənˈdʒes·tʃən/
The restaurant would increase traffic congestion and noise.
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congestedadjective

uk   /kənˈdʒes.tɪd/  us   /kənˈdʒes.tɪd/
too blocked or crowded and causing difficulties
Congested roads and towns have too much traffic and movement is made difficult.
If you are or your nose is congested, you cannot breathe through your nose because it is blocked, usually during an infection.
Congested lungs or other body parts have become too full of blood or other liquid.
congestion
noun [U] uk   /kənˈdʒes.tʃən/  us   /kənˈdʒes.tʃən/
C1 The (traffic) congestion in the city gets worse during the summer. This spray helps to ease nasal congestion.
(Definition of congested from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “congested”
in Vietnamese đông nghịt, chật ních…
in Spanish congestionado, colapsado…
in Malaysian penuk sesak…
in Thai แออัด…
in French encombré…
in German überfüllt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堵塞的, 擁擠的, 擠滿的…
in Russian перегруженный…
in Turkish (trafik) tıkalı, tıkanık, yoğun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堵塞的, 拥挤的, 挤满的…
in Indonesian penuh sesak…
in Polish zatłoczony, zapchany…
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