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dead–end

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adjective \ˈded-ˌend\

Definition of dead–end

  1. 1a :  lacking opportunities especially for advancement a dead–end jobb :  lacking an exit a dead–end street

  2. 2 :  unruly dead–end kids

dead–endedness

play \ˌded-ˈen-dəd-nəs\ noun

1919

First Known Use of dead–end

1919


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dead–end

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verb \ˈded-ˈend\

Definition of dead–end

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to come to a dead end :  terminate the road dead–ends at the lake the investigation dead–ended

1944

First Known Use of dead–end

1944


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