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Definition of congestion charge noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

congestion charge

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kənˈdʒestʃən tʃɑːdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈdʒestʃən tʃɑːrdʒ//
 
(British English) Controlling traffic
 
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an amount of money that people have to pay for driving their cars into the centre of some cities as a way of stopping the city centre from becoming too full of traffic See related entries: Controlling traffic