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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible.

Usage examples (36)
  • Even our own country is in deadlock over people taking extreme positions and stubbornly refusing to yield an inch.
  • Talks between New Zealand's prime minister and Hollywood executives over the future of the Hobbit films ended in deadlock earlier today.
  • France24 ZIMBABWE: Tsvangirai party says power-sharing talks have reached 'deadlock' - 3 hrs ago
  • A deadlock is a dreadful accident, isn't it? because in theory it doesn't exist. for more
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