dead end

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dead end noun
plural dead ends
dead end
noun
plural dead ends
Learner's definition of DEAD END
[count]
: a street that ends instead of joining with another street so that there is only one way in and out of it
: a situation, plan, or way of doing something that leads to nothing further

— dead–end

/ˈdɛdˌɛnd/ adjective, always used before a noun
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