Translation of congestion in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kənˈdʒestʃən/


uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (with traffic) congestión (f); (with people) abarrotamiento (m)
    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.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] congestión (feminine)

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