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speed breaker

Syllabification: speed break·er

Definition of speed breaker in English:

noun

Indian
A speed bump: speed breakers and bicycle paths can help reduce the accident rate
More example sentences
  • Speed breakers should be put up at crossroads.
  • Roadside caution boards and speed breakers have been erected at strategic points.
  • Motorists whiz down the street and when the speed breaker suddenly looms ahead they swerve to avoid it.

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