Meaning of “blind alley” in the English Dictionary

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blind alleynoun [ C ]

us /ˈblɑɪnd ˈæl·i/

something that leads you nowhere or is of no use:

All our work has only led us up a blind alley.

(Definition of “blind alley” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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