Definition of congestion in English:

congestion

Syllabification: con·ges·tion
Pronunciation: /kənˈjesCH(ə)n
 
/

noun

The state of being congested: the new bridge should ease congestion in the area
More example sentences
  • The car park will also hopefully ease traffic congestion and parking difficulties.
  • The bus lanes are designed to ease traffic congestion but they remain controversial.
  • This will, it is hoped, take traffic off the roads and help to ease congestion.
Synonyms
crowding, overcrowding;
obstruction, blockage;
informal snarl-up, gridlock

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin congestio(n-), from congere 'heap up', from con- 'together' + gerere 'bring'.

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