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Synonyms for impasse
ˈɪm pæs, ɪmˈpæsim·passe

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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, deadlock, stalemate, blind alley, dead end, tie-up

  2. blind alley, cul de sac, dead-end street, impassenoun

    a street with only one way in or out

    Synonyms:
    dead-end street, cul, cul de sac, deadlock, stalemate, blind alley, dead end, standstill

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How to use impasse in a sentence?

  1. Sergio Nobre:

    The workers have clearly refused that offer and now the company says the only option left is to cut jobs, so we're at an impasse. It looks like we're heading toward a strike.

  2. Al Baker:

    We are still at an impasse. We have walked away from our first A320neo because more than a certain number of days late, so exercised a walk away clause.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Dancing with your demons empowers you, and surely enables you to reclaim your lost powers. It takes tremendous courage to face your demons, invite them to tea, dance with them, reach an impasse, and finally, conquer them for ever. That's exactly what Buddha did, after realizing that fighting his demons off was getting nowhever, while seeking Enlightenment under Bodhi tree. You must develop gut to face your demons, such as anger, fear, greed, guilt, jealousy, lack of self-esteem, undue pride, and anything that is stopping you from reaching Enlightenment. You must bravely enter the territory that many fear to tread. Dance with your demons, and by God's grace you will succeed.

  4. Greg Pellegrino:

    Greg and I are at an impasse.

  5. Hong Kong:

    Any demand that we should run an amnesty at this stage, that we will not follow up on investigations and prosecutions of offenders is not acceptable, because that bluntly goes against the rule of law in Hong Kong, ...My sincere plea is: Please give us an opportunity, the time, the room, to take Hong Kong out of the current impasse and try to improve the current situation.

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