verb (used without object), traf·ficked, traf·fick·ing.
verb (used with object), traf·ficked, traf·fick·ing.
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Origin of traffic
synonym study for traffic
OTHER WORDS FROM traffictraf·fick·er, nountraf·fic·less, adjectivein·ter·traf·fic, noun, verb, in·ter·traf·ficked, in·ter·traf·fick·ing.un·traf·ficked, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for traffic
With cross-border vehicle traffic limited to essential travel, most of the narcotics were detected inside commercial cargo loads, Perez said.Immigration arrests along the Mexico border surged again in October|Nick Miroff|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The deal heralds yet another owner for the left-leaning HuffPost, which was co-founded in 2005 by Arianna Huffington and became a model for attracting large amounts of web traffic.BuzzFeed buys HuffPost from Verizon in latest new-media deal|Verne Kopytoff|November 19, 2020|Fortune
The rentable, battery-boosted rides also brought a rising number of pedestrian-involved crashes as some riders illegally zipped down sidewalks and darted around traffic before the craze was interrupted by the pandemic.E-scooters are getting computer vision to curb pedestrian collisions|Dalvin Brown|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
To mediate this and encourage traffic flow in the mazelike galleries, staff have turned off video displays and closed such exhibits as the segregated railway car and the interactive Greensboro lunch counter.You have until Nov. 22 to visit these six Smithsonian museums. Here’s what to expect.|Kelsey Ables|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
If you look at the concerns before the pandemic, we were worried in this area about not having enough people to hire, about commuting and traffic, and about the low supply of housing.Amazon update: Second headquarters development and the area’s housing market|Michele Lerner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Both priceless papyri that could shed light on early Christianity and forgeries are openly trafficked online.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But birthed out of the annals of Reddit and onto heavily trafficked pop-culture sites, “Too Many Cooks” has become mainstream.There Are More 'Too Many Cooks' Where That First Fever Dream Came From|Kevin Fallon|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Border Patrol zeroes in on the highest trafficked areas and, in turn, smugglers change position.How Mexico’s Cartels Are Behind the Border Kid Crisis|Caitlin Dickson|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Refugee children are also at great risk of being trafficked, sexually exploited or forced into labor.
I know how long it takes to recover from being enslaved, because I was trafficked myself.How To Help America’s Trafficking Victims In The Long Term|Ima Matul|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here the local authorities had their offices, justice was administered, traders trafficked, citizens and idlers gathered.
Such of the Saguntines as had trafficked with the tribes of the interior recognized the new arrivals from the walls.Snnica|Vicente Blasco Ibez
We went to the slave market, where the capital of the republic trafficked in human flesh for itself and the surrounding country.Children of the Market Place|Edgar Lee Masters
Up river or down, she trafficked in a wherry, and took the waterman's tender glances as part receipt for his hire.Little Novels of Italy|Maurice Henry Hewlett
No, I liked you because your father was an old English baronet, and mine was a merchant who trafficked mainly in things Teutonic.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
British Dictionary definitions for traffic
- the vehicles coming and going in a street, town, etc
- (as modifier)traffic lights
- the business of commercial transportation by land, sea, or air
- the freight, passengers, etc, transported