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noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 渋滞

noun, suru verb
  1. congestion (e.g. traffic); delay; stagnation

Definition and Synonyms for 渋滞

Over-Crowding excessive crowding
Synonyms: 渋滞, 輻輳
Stagnation a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
Synonyms: 停滞, 沈滞, 渋滞, 鬱積

Meanings for each kanji in 渋滞

astringent; hesitate; reluctant; have diarrhea Kanji Details »
stagnate; be delayed; overdue; arrears Kanji Details »

Categories 渋滞 is a member of

Inaction the state of being inactive
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Crowding a situation in which people or things are crowded together
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 渋滞

Sample Sentences for 渋滞

In spite of the terrible congestion, I was in time for the appointed time.
My father was late for work this morning because of a traffic jam.
The highway is snarled up.
We took a back road to avoid the heavy traffic.
I hadn't bargained on such a heavy traffic jam.

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