渋滞, じゅうたい

  • jūtai
JLPT 3

Definition of 渋滞,じゅうたい

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • congestion (e.g. traffic)
  • delay
  • stagnation

Examples of 渋滞,じゅうたい in a Sentence

I was delayed by a traffic jam.
私たち交通が30渋滞してそのために遅刻した
We were held up for half an hour in the traffic and so we arrived late.
We got up at dawn to avoid a traffic jam.
The street is clogged with traffic.
ひどい渋滞にもかかわらず定刻に間に合った。
In spite of the terrible congestion, I was in time for the appointed time.
The expressway was congested with thousands of cars.
The highway is snarled up.
渋滞のため私達飛行機乗り遅れた
We missed our plane because of the traffic jam.
I think you'll make it if we don't get stuck in a traffic jam.
In spite of the heavy traffic, I managed to get to the airport in time.
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