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
I understand that this is human trafficking, but I know that my people have no other option.
In the midst of this religious and political turmoil, drug trafficking thrives.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, the recent actions of ISIS and Boko Haram are drawing attention to the role of human trafficking.
Many more illegal migrants face labor trafficking in Europe as they flee the conflict regions of North Africa and the Middle East.
Exploitation of trafficking victims may be most acute in conflict and adjoining regions, but it is not confined to these areas.
What he did say was, "I am putting money into your business to help your trafficking," a different thing altogether.
For usury and lending upon interest were forbidden by the Church, but trafficking was lawful and permitted.
I saw how easy it was to achieve by social trafficking what men spent lifetimes laboriously to acquire.The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
The trouble with shifting labor disappeared except for the liquor trafficking that always hounds every camp.Still Jim|Honor Willsie Morrow
Can anything be imagined more horrible than a free nation trafficking in the blood of its co-citizens?Lands of the Slave and the Free|Henry A. Murray
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