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Definition of traffic calming noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

traffic calming

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtræfɪk kɑːmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtræfɪk kɑːmɪŋ//
 
[uncountable] (British English)
 
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ways of making roads safer, especially for people who are walking or riding bicycles, by building raised areas, etc. to make cars go more slowly Word Origin1980s: translation of German Verkehrsberuhigung.