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traffic

1. 
a. the business of commercial transportation by land, sea, or air
b. the freight, passengers, etc., transported
2. trade, esp of an illicit or improper kind
3. Chiefly US the number of customers patronizing a commercial establishment in a given time period

traffic

[′traf·ik]
(communications)
The messages transmitted and received over a communication channel.
(engineering)
The passage or flow of vehicles, pedestrians, ships, or planes along defined routes such as highways, sidewalks, sea lanes, or air lanes.

traffic

Data transmitted over a network. Traffic is a very general term and typically refers to overall network usage at a given moment. However, it can refer to specific transactions, messages, records or users in any kind of data or telephone network. See PPS.
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Addressing a press conference on Monday, SSP Kurd said that around 72,000 vehicles were fined for violation of traffic rules this year in Quetta.
City Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi, SSP Bilal Iftikhar visited the awareness camps and guided the citizens including motorists about traffic rules and road safety.
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On the occasion of full dress rehearsal of Pakistan Day Prade the residents of Rawalpindi, especially the New Town Circle residents faced severe traffic jams.
The reporting structure of the traffic department has been overhauled and police station commanders given powers to deal with all traffic matters in their area of command.