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roadworks

(ˈrəʊdˌwɜːks)
pl n
(Civil Engineering) repairs to a road or cable under a road, esp when forming a hazard or obstruction to traffic
Translations
أَعْمَالُ الطَرِيقأعمال تَصْليح الطُّرُق
práce na silnici
vejarbejde
tietyöt
radovi na cesti
közúton folyó munkák
vegavinna
道路工事
도로 공사
práca na ceste
vägarbete
การซ่อมถนน
yol çalışması/tamiratıyol yapım çalışması
công việc sửa đường

roadworks

[ˈrəʊdwɜːks] NPLobras fpl (en la calzada)

roadworks

[ˈrəʊdwɜːrks] npltravaux mpl (sur la route)

road

(rəud) noun
1. a strip of ground usually with a hard level surface for people, vehicles etc to travel on. This road takes you past the school; (also adjective) road safety.
2. (often abbreviated to Rd when written) used in the names of roads or streets. His address is 24 School Road.
3. a route; the correct road(s) to follow in order to arrive somewhere. We'd better look at the map because I'm not sure of the road.
4. a way that leads to something. the road to peace; He's on the road to ruin.
ˈroadblock noun
a barrier put across a road (eg by the police) in order to stop or slow down traffic. to set up a roadblock.
road map
a map showing the roads of (part of) a country.
ˈroadside noun
the ground beside a road. flowers growing by the roadside; (also adjective) a roadside café.
ˈroadway noun
the part of a road on which cars etc travel. Don't walk on the roadway.
ˈroadworks noun plural
the building or repairing of a road. The traffic was held up by the roadworks.
ˈroadworthy adjective
good enough or safe to be used on the road. Is this car roadworthy?
ˈroadworthiness noun
by road
in a lorry, car etc. We'll send the furniture by road rather than by rail; We came by road.

roadworks

أَعْمَالُ الطَرِيق práce na silnici vejarbejde Straßenarbeiten οδικά έργα obras viales tietyöt travaux radovi na cesti lavori stradali 道路工事 도로 공사 wegwerkzaamheden veiarbeid roboty drogowe obras na estrada дорожные работы vägarbete การซ่อมถนน yol yapım çalışması công việc sửa đường 修路作业
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