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Topic: TRANSPORT

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of congerere 'to bring together', from com- ( COM-) + gerere 'to carry'

congested

adjective
     
con‧ges‧ted
1TT full of traffic:
congested airspace
London's roads are heavily congested (=very congested).
2HBMI a part of your body that is congested is very full of liquid, usually blood or mucus
congestion noun [uncountable]
traffic congestion
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