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congestion

con·ges·tion

congestion

 
pronunciation:
kn jes chn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the process of congesting or the condition of being congested.
Congestion could be reduced if more people used public transportation.
Word Parts
The word congestion contains the following part:
-ion Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ion attaches to bases that are Latin verb stems ending in s or t.