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dead-end jobnoun [C]

uk   /ˌded.end ˈdʒɒb/ us   /ˌded.end ˈdʒɑːb/
a job in which there is no chance of progressing to a better, more important job
(Definition of dead-end job from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dead-end jobnoun [C]

uk   us  
a job which does not offer any opportunity for improving your situation: Despite having a degree in journalism, he got stuck in a dead-end job at an insurance company.
(Definition of dead-end job from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dead-end job”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有前途的工作,没出息的工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有前途的工作,沒出息的工作…
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