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English definition of “traffic cone”

traffic cone

noun [C]    
a cone-shaped, usually red and white or yellow object used to keep vehicles away from an area of road temporarily, usually because repairs are being done to it: One lane of the road was closed off by traffic cones.Lights, signs and markings on roads
(Definition of traffic cone noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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