Definition of 'traffic'
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Example sentences containing 'traffic'
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They aim to snarl traffic in the area by blocking the main coastal motorway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also blamed lower traffic in its stores. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We could have asked air traffic control to help us determine the best plan for our return. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Unexpected headwinds and air traffic delays quickly eat up reserves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was serving 20 years for mafia association and arms and drugs trafficking. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Air traffic movements at the west London hub are stuck at flat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At this time traffic to internet shopping sites is 75 per cent higher than at the quietest times. Computing (2010)The traffic jams also meant I was able to take in the cabin properly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The PM yesterday urged world leaders to make people trafficking as important an issue as the war on drugs. The Sun (2016)The body was found at a house in Bangkok after a police raid on Friday which targeted an alleged passport forgery and drug trafficking gang. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We profiled one who is leading the fight against human trafficking in the city. Christianity Today (2000)They just mean more traffic in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He followed me as far as the traffic lights and wrote the song overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some claimed that the measures would be used to enforce traffic offences or illegal music downloads. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You spend most of the time in traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It claimed that the incident had compromised sensitive information on organised crime and drug trafficking. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The convoluted path of web traffic can also cause delays. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was certainly not one way traffic though. The Sun (2015)Traffic congestion around the airport is already appalling and will get worse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To earn profits the railroads had to carry as much traffic as possible. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995) Air traffic controllers went on strike a few days ago in protest at their dangerous working conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The aircraft was tracked by air traffic control. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The stress of seeing people wrangle with traffic wardens might just send you over the edge. The Sun (2014) Traffic is always heavy on commuter routes to and from the north of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No commercial air traffic was allowed in or out of the area while the presidential party were there. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Our railways are experiencing a renaissance and will not have the capacity for both passenger and freight traffic unless we act now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has sufficient business traffic coming to London to enable these flights to be profitable. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Freight traffic was down by 10.1 per cent in the year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In recent months an Egyptian military operation to combat the rising insurgency has helped to slow down the trafficking business. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'traffic'
British English: traffic /ˈtræfɪk/ NOUN
Traffic refers to all the vehicles that are moving along the roads in an area.
Traffic was unusually light for that time of day.
- American English: traffic
- Arabic: مُرُور
- Brazilian Portuguese: trânsito
- Chinese: 交通
- Croatian: promet
- Czech: doprava dopravní ruch
- Danish: trafik
- Dutch: verkeer
- European Spanish: tráfico
- Finnish: liikenne ruuhka ym.
- French: trafic
- German: Verkehr
- Greek: κίνηση στον δρόμο
- Italian: traffico
- Japanese: 交通
- Korean: 교통
- Norwegian: trafikk
- Polish: ruch uliczny
- European Portuguese: trânsito
- Romanian: trafic
- Russian: дорожное движение
- Spanish: tráfico
- Swedish: trafik
- Thai: การจราจร
- Turkish: trafik
- Ukrainian: транспортний рух
- Vietnamese: giao thông
Definition of traffic from the Collins English Dictionary
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