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noun [countable]     cul-de-sac pronunciation in American English
/ˌkʌl də ˈsæk/    cul-de-sac pronunciation in American English
/ˌkʊl də ˈsæk/
Word Forms
  1. 1
    a short street closed at one end, so that traffic cannot pass through it
  2. 2
    a situation in which you can make no more progress or from which you cannot escape

    The government has backed itself into another ideological cul-de-sac.


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