Definition of crosswalk in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsˌwôk/


A marked part of a road where pedestrians have right of way to cross.
Example sentences
  • Detectors were installed to monitor pedestrians only on the crosswalk but not on the footpath.
  • When the pedestrian phase is too long, drivers may be unnecessarily delayed at an empty crosswalk after all pedestrians have completed their crossing.
  • It is important that students understand that the traffic calming devices on the Ring Road are not crosswalks.

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Syllabification: cross·walk

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