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  1. congest

    • IPA[kənˈjest]

    美式

    • v.
      crowd (a road or place) so as to hinder or prevent freedom of movement;cause (a part of the body) to fill abnormally with blood or other fluid
    • verb: congest, 3rd person present: congests, gerund or present participle: congesting, past tense: congested, past participle: congested

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. crowd (a road or place) so as to hinder or prevent freedom of movement:

      uncontrolled development will congest our streets

      police claimed the marchers were congesting the area

    • 2. cause (a part of the body) to fill abnormally with blood or other fluid:

      high-pressured adrenaline congested my veins

      the tonsils congest and swell

    • 3. block (the respiratory tract) with mucus so as to hinder breathing:

      drinking alcohol in the evening can congest nasal passages

    • adj. (of a road or place) so crowded with traffic or people as to hinder freedom of movement:

    • one of the most congested airports in the world

      the streets are often heavily congested with traffic

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    • adj. (of a road or place) so crowded with traffic or people as to hinder or prevent freedom of movement:

    • the congested streets of the West End

      the streets are often heavily congested with traffic

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    • IPA[kənˈdʒɛst]

    英式

    • v.
      crowd (a road or place) so as to hinder or prevent freedom of movement:
    • uncontrolled development will congest our streets

      police claimed the marchers were congesting the area

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