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congested in Transport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcongestedcon‧ges‧ted /kənˈdʒestɪd/ ●○○ adjective  1 TTfull of traffic congested airspace London’s roads are heavily congested (=very congested).2 HBMIa part of your body that is congested is very full of liquid, usually blood or mucus
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congestedcongested airportsWith town centres increasingly congested and car-ownership rising fast, people were keen to shop outside town.The tolls are likely to be restricted to particularly congested areas, and busy times such as rush hours.Some of the highest property prices anywhere are in fume-ridden Manhattan and in cleaner but nevertheless congested central Tokyo.Often looks rather besotted with a congested mottled and purple face; a bloated face but not oedema.Less congested roads, he says, would increase his company's profits.Similarly, congested seedlings will become thin and drawn, with soft, weak stems that eventually collapse from being forced.Elimination: problems may manifest as constipation, fluid retention, congested skin, catarrh. 4.Pedestrians picked their way across congested streets.If drivers paid the true costs of road use, they might switch to less congested times, or make fewer journeys.heavily congestedThe roads to Bordeaux were heavily congested.