HyperDic: dead_end

English > 2 senses of the expression dead end:
NOUNartifactdead end, cul, cul de saca passage with access only at one end
statedead end, deadlock, impasse, stalemate, standstilla situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
English > dead end: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA passage with access only at one end.
Synonymscul, cul de sac
BroaderpassageA way through or along which someone or something may pass
Catalancul-de-sac
English > dead end: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible.
Synonymsdeadlock, impasse, stalemate, standstill
BroadersituationA complex or critical or unusual difficulty
Spanishbloqueo mutuo, callejón, estancamiento, impasse, punto muerto
Catalanatzucac, estancament, impasse, interbloqueig, punt mort

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