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ˈdɛdˌlɒkdead·lock

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  1. deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstillnoun

    a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

    "reached an impasse on the negotiations"

    Synonyms:
    standstill, cul, dead-end street, cul de sac, stand, stalemate, blind alley, dead end, tie-up, impasse

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How to use deadlock in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    The way we break the deadlock on this issue is when Congress does not have just a stranglehold on this debate -- or, excuse me, the NRA does not have a stranglehold on Congress in this debate.

  2. Jason Torchinsky:

    In the redistricting context, state courts can play a role when there is an express authorization in the state constitution or the state statute, or when there is a deadlock when the political branches can't agree.

  3. Jim Fishkin:

    It's a pilot for what democracy could be, god knows if we don't experiment with democracy, it's just going to continue with deadlock division. It's going to lose its legitimacy and we may lose our democracy.

  4. Carsten Brzeski:

    ECB-bashing has become fashionable in Germany, this can paralyze the euro zone because it means the policy mix continues to be in deadlock. They will not move on issues such as Greek debt restructuring.

  5. Ihsan Al-Shammari:

    This remains the longest political deadlock [ in Iraq ] since 2003, the political system faces great paralysis.


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