traffic
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtɹæfɪk/
Noun

traffic (uncountable)

  1. Pedestrians or vehicles on roads, or the flux or passage thereof.
    The traffic is slow during rush hour.
  2. Commercial transportation or exchange of goods, or the movement of passengers or people.
  3. Illegal trade or exchange of goods, often drugs.
  4. Exchange or flux of information, messages or data, as in a computer or telephone network.
    1. In CB radio, formal written messages relayed on behalf of others.
  5. Commodities of the market.
    • You'll see a draggled damsel / From Billingsgate her fishy traffic bear.
Translations Translations Translations Translations Verb

traffic (traffics, present participle trafficking; past and past participle trafficked)

  1. (intransitive) To pass goods and commodities from one person to another for an equivalent in goods or money; to buy or sell goods
    Synonyms: trade
  2. (intransitive) To trade meanly or mercenarily; to bargain.
  3. (transitive) To exchange in traffic; to effect by a bargain or for a consideration.
Translations
  • Spanish: traficar



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