In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(vehicles)tráfico masculinecirculación femininetránsito masculine Latin Americatraffic control — control del tráfico / tránsito masculine
- traffic controller — controladora del tráfico / tránsito
- traffic density — densidad de tráfico / tránsito
- traffic diversion — desviación
- traffic duty — obligación de vigilar el tráfico
- to be on traffic duty — estar encargado de la vigilancia del tráfico / tránsito
- traffic hold-up — atasco
- traffic lane — pista de tráfico
- traffic light(s) — semáforo
- traffic report — información sobre el (estado del) tráfico
- traffic signal(s) — semáforo
- There is always lots of urge in the mid-range, making the car easy to drive, both in heavy city traffic and on the open road.
- It is also being used to determine the cause of serious road traffic accidents.
- Road traffic accidents in the city would thus be limited to negligent rear-ending incidents.
- Road traffic accidents are far more frequent these days.
- The usual emergencies such as fires or road traffic accidents will not elicit a response from these vehicles, even with the crews and fire engines on station.
- The unfortunate thing about road traffic accidents is that the situation never stands still.
- The accident caused traffic chaos for motorists along Featherstall Road until the seven-tonne truck was removed at around 8am.
- Most referrals have been occupational injuries, but the company wants to extend into road traffic accidents.
- However, it is not our sole responsibility - everybody has a part to play in reducing road traffic accidents and that includes parents.
- On that night we had reports across the city of burglaries, car crime, public order incidents, domestic violence, road traffic accidents.
- This follows a number of road traffic accidents in and near the village recently.
- The net result of the previous effects would be improved traffic operations and less effect of heavy vehicles on traffic flow.
- Obviously this is an area of greatest risk from fire, but sadly many people are also injured following road traffic accidents and other emergencies.
- The location of speed cameras is based on the collation and evaluation of road traffic accident casualty statistics over a three-year period.
- The bill will also restrict the powers of telecommunications companies to disrupt traffic flow by opening roads for cable laying.
- Road traffic accidents alone account for an estimated five million head injuries each year.
- Problems range from lost luggage and minor injuries through to road traffic accidents and serious diseases.
- There have been several road traffic accidents in recent weeks.
- The country's busiest route, the Belfast-Dublin road, claimed another traffic accident victim yesterday.
- These figures show that, in general, the effect of heavy vehicles on traffic flow increases with the increase in grade.
1.2(of ships)tráfico masculinesea/river traffic — tráfico marítimo/fluvial
- On December 14, he dismissed calls to probe all US government air traffic movements through Britain.
- Separating motor from pedestrian traffic was more than somewhat retarded.
- Most train traffic was lost to cars rather than to aircraft.
- That is a busy bit of sea with lots of ships and intensive ferry traffic.
- Any major disruption to shipping and air traffic can and will leave us without a supply of food.
- The refugees apparently were trying to take advantage of decreased holiday train traffic.
- The company expects to almost double its usual mid-week train traffic.
- Pedestrian overbridges and subways provide total segregation of pedestrians and vehicular traffic.
- The resulting measurements can be used to assess air quality, the impact of air traffic, and even the environmental impact of specific aircraft.
- An independent report commission by air traffic controllers said the growth in air traffic poses significant new risks and proposes changes to improve safety.
- They are usually established where there is heavy pedestrian traffic.
- Air traffic control and aircraft control systems, as examples, are of that nature.
- The bridge to the Island Airport will open the waterfront to heavy daily commercial air traffic.
- Another chain-link fence on either side of the tracks further restricts pedestrian traffic.
- He also stated that the lane was inadequate width, thus preventing two-way vehicular traffic and pedestrian movement.
- There is no central verge, though pedestrian and vehicular traffic are heavy especially during evenings.
- The agreement will create new opportunities for the aviation industry and will increase air traffic.
- Pedestrian and vehicular traffic is to utilise only the right lane of the north-bound Henry Street.
- There is a meticulous logging of pedestrian traffic, routines of security personnel, and details of buildings.
- The adolescent males often disregard pedestrian and car traffic, riding after dark and the wrong way on roundabouts.
1.3(of aircraft)tráfico aéreo masculine
2.1(goods, people transported)tránsito masculinemovimiento masculine
- Goods and passenger traffic to Scotland has increased recently.
- The strike will affect passenger and freight traffic across the nation.
- But with the explosion of automobile ownership, rail passenger traffic went into rapid decline.
- The dispute comes at a time when the rail service has seen increasing levels of freight and long-distance passenger traffic.
- In a matter of weeks, traffic fell from 40,000 passengers a day to just 5000.
- Just three months ago Asian airlines were basking in big turnarounds of their passenger and cargo traffic.
- The freight and passenger traffic is greater in the latter part of the week than at the beginning of the week.
- He gave evidence of the transfer of passenger and mail traffic to the railway route through Liverpool.
- They also agreed to encourage an increase in railway passenger traffic between Sofia and Thessaloniki.
- He laughs when he explains all the rail franchises were awarded on the understanding that passenger traffic would contract each year.
- The rail network was completely shut down for passengers and freight traffic.
- After the First World War, passenger numbers declined, as road transport improved but freight traffic remained buoyant.
- Air freight traffic grew at a significantly faster rate than passenger traffic during the same period.
- The economic boom in the capital is already shifting the balance of passenger traffic.
- In the first year, passenger traffic was four times the predicted level.
- All stations would be enormous enough to cope with increased passenger traffic over the next five decades.
- Perhaps Alaska's burgeoning tourist industry will eventually revive the international passenger traffic.
- The action resulted in the halting of all passenger and freight rail traffic nationwide between 03.00 to 09.00.
- In the first half of the year, passenger traffic increased by a record high 37 per cent.
- The airport will not be closed to normal passenger traffic, and it is expected that the receiving area for the casualties will be contained.
2.2US (pedestrians)tránsito de peatones masculine
2.3US (paying customers)clientela feminine
3(trafficking)tráfico masculinedrug traffic — narcotráfico masculine
- the traffic in pornography — el tráfico de material pornográfico
- Other government figures said the dispatch of soldiers to the border was to curb contraband traffic in the region.
- As some say, up to 20% of their revenue is derived from the traffic in illegal sound recordings.
- They asked to be informed if the prospects of the livestock traffic in 1930 were likely to be such as would justify the reduction in lairage charges.
- The second method employed by the Basel Convention is to ensure that states punish illegal traffic as a criminal offence.
- The traffic in illegal drugs is a global problem, and money-laundering schemes take many forms.
- The traffic in human body parts is a grisly business from which most Nigerians will go a long way to keep their distance.
- They collaborate in order to deal with various common problems, from the environment to the traffic in illegal drugs.
- Drug-dealers earn nigh-on incredible sums from the illegal traffic in drugs.
- This was all to do with stopping traffic in illegal wood and enforcing the law.
- And those pressures create a lucrative traffic in illegal workers, filling the war chests of criminals.
- It is a first step, but an important one, in stopping the world-wide traffic in stolen antiquities.
- The traffic in women is largely illegal and undocumented.
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