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dead end

noun [C]
 
 
a situation that is unlikely to be successful or to make any progress: We had several customer leads that all turned out to be dead ends. It's very demoralizing for her; she perceives that her career is at a dead end.reach/hit a dead end Plans to build a new toll road have reached a dead end.
Translations of “dead end”
in Chinese (Traditional) 死路, 困境,絕境…
in Russian тупик…
in Turkish çıkmaz sokak, çıkışı, sonu olmayan bir durum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死路, 困境,绝境…
in Polish ślepa uliczka…
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