[ US /ˌdɛˈdɛnd/ ]
  1. lacking opportunities for development or advancement
    stuck in a dead-end job
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How To Use dead-end In A Sentence

  • Too late to worry about that now, thought Dale, and swung the Toyota off the dead-end road into the snowy and brambled yard of the abandoned farmhouse. A Winter Haunting
  • Others, regardless of their wounds, destitution, or dead-end occupations received disability benefits, but no invitation to retrain for new careers.
  • The new highway dead-ended their lane.
  • Learn from this that a happy future lies in working on any difficulties in your marriage, not a dead-end affair. The Sun
  • The line feeds into dead-end lane, with verges pink with nodding water avens, and finally, another batch of buttercup meadows where every golden head faced west to the sinking sun.
  • I wish that FDL agreed with me and Chait and Paul Krugman and the SEIU and the NAACP about health care rather than taking its counterproductive dead-ender stance. Matthew Yglesias » How Many Divisions Has Jane Hamsher?
  • Father Stone drove the twenty miles from the nearest off-rez town, eastward on the spruce- and swamp-lined two-lane county road that dead-ended at the rez.
  • He said he wouldn't want to guide a Marine into a low-paying, dead-end job.
  • (Century, £20), is the story of his first years on tour and still only takes him up to 30; the enthusiasm that was so winning when he was a comic wannabe in dead-end jobs becomes wearing here, and the best moments offer glimpses of a tougher, sarkier side. Books news, reviews and author interviews | guardian.co.uk
  • He got himself under control and threw out a dead-end remark. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS
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