Translation of "cul-de-sac" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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cul-de-sacnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkʌl.də.sæk/ us /ˈkʌl.də.sæk/

a short road that is blocked off at one end

死胡同,死巷

a situation that leads nowhere

困境,死路,僵局
an intellectual cul-de-sac 学术上的死胡同

(Translation of “cul-de-sac” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)