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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of repulsing or repelling an attack; The finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided.

Usage examples (36)
  • Emery called to say that she and William had delayed the christening once more, over a name standoff this time.
  • What we have here, gentlemen, is called a standoff.
  • Google. cn redirection sets the stage for long-term standoff with China
  • QUESTION: What you describe as a standoff, might that be interpreted differently? for more
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