Translation of cul-de-sac in Spanish:

cul-de-sac

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌldɪsæk/

n (plural culs-de-sac /kʌlz-/, cul-de-sacs /-sæks/)

  • calle (feminine) sin salida or (Colombia) ciega or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) cortada he feels he's in a cul-de-sac siente que está en un callejón sin salida
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    • They were ultimately led by a man who was stuck in a political cul-de-sac as claustrophobic as the compound in which he was effectively imprisoned for the past two years.
    • A word to the wise: a policy to reintroduce traffic to the footstreets is a political cul-de-sac.
    • How could such euphoria and triumphalism end only two years later in the political cul-de-sac of voter apathy?

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