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