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dead end
American English: /ˈdɛd ˈɛnd/

Translation of dead end in French:


  • [literal] [figurative] to come to a dead end
    aboutir à une impasse

also: dead-end Pronunciation: / ˈdedend / adjective

  • (job etc)
    sans perspectives

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