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noun [uncountable] traffic pronunciation in British English /ˈtræfɪk/
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  1. 1
    the vehicles that are travelling in an area at a particular time

    At that time of night, there was no traffic on the roads.

    the huge volume of traffic in the city centre

    rush-hour traffic

    1. a.
      [only before noun] connected with traffic, or caused by traffic
  2. 2
    aircraft, ships, and trains that travel from one place to another

    a marked increase in air traffic

  3. 3
    the information that passes through a communications system

    Internet traffic

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