from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having no exit.
- adj. Permitting no opportunity for advancement: a dead-end job.
- adj. Informal Tough and rowdy: a dead-end gang.
- intransitive v. To terminate with no exit or possibility of advancement: The road dead-ends at the lake. That job dead-ends at the end of the year.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Going nowhere; blocked.
- v. To come to a dead-end
- n. The end of a road, (or by extension), the end of any event.
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- adj. lacking opportunities for development or advancement
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