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