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  1. congest

    • IPA[kənˈdʒɛst]

    英式

    • 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

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    動詞

    • 1. crowd (a road or place) so as to hinder or prevent freedom of movement uncontrolled development will congest our streets crowds of shoppers were congesting the outlets and malls
    • 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
    • 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

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • 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

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[kənˈjest]

    美式

    • v.
      crowd (a road or place) so as to hinder or prevent freedom of movement: uncontrolled development will congest our streets crowds of shoppers were congesting the outlets and malls

    Oxford American Dictionary