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Noun: traffic  tra-fik
  1. The aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
     
  2. Buying and selling; especially illicit trade
     
  3. The amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time
    "heavy traffic overloaded the trunk lines"; "traffic on the internet is lightest during the night"
     
  4. Social or verbal interchange (usually followed by 'with')
    - dealings
Verb: traffic (trafficked,trafficking)  tra-fik
  1. (crime) deal illegally
    "traffic drugs"
     
  2. Trade or deal a commodity
    "They trafficked with us for gold"

Derived forms: trafficked, trafficking, traffics

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, commerce, commercialism, communicating, communication, give-and-take, interchange, mercantilism, merchandise, merchandize, reciprocation, trade

Encyclopedia: Traffic