n (pl culs-de-sac /kʌlz-/, cul-de-sacs /-sæks/)
- calle (f) sin salida or (Col) ciega or (RPl) cortada he feels he's in a cul-de-sac siente que está en un callejón sin salidaMore example sentences
- 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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La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.