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traffic lightAdvanced English Dictionary
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[C] (also traffic lights [pl.]) (AmE also stoplights [pl.]) a signal that controls the traffic on a road, by means of red, orange and green lights that show when you must stop and when you can go: Turn left at the traffic lights.
amber, green, red | temporary
There are temporary traffic lights because of the roadworks.
Turn left at the third set of traffic lights.
VERB + TRAFFIC LIGHT
go though, jump
He was stopped by the police for going through a red light.
TRAFFIC LIGHT + VERB
change (to sth), go green, etc.
A line of vehicles waited for the traffic lights to change. Stop when the lights change to red.
| be (on) green, etc.
The lights were on red but she didn't stop.
The traffic lights weren't working.
at the ~s
There was a hold-up at the lights.
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