Definition of decongest in English:


Syllabification: de·con·gest
Pronunciation: /ˌdēkənˈjest


[with object]
  • Relieve the congestion of (something).
    More example sentences
    • It will do nothing to reduce congestion or help business to undertake its work by decongesting our roads.
    • If the peripheral Ring Road decongests traffic on the outer Ring Road, then some signals may be removed.
    • The bypass will be ready within the next six months and go a long way towards decongesting rail traffic in the Yeshwantpur railway station, which is fast emerging as the second terminal of Bangalore.



Pronunciation: /-ˈjesCHən/
More example sentences
  • Apart from 19 roads shortlisted for upgrades, the meeting also discussed flyovers, peripheral ring roads and traffic decongestion.
  • The introduction of rail traffic would help in boosting tourism and decongestion of road traffic, he noted.
  • By acting directly on alpha-adrenergic receptors in the mucosa of the respiratory tract, pseudoephedrine produces vasoconstriction leading to nasal decongestion.

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