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A situation, typically one involving opposing parties, in which no progress can be made
“The strike call was made following a deadlock in negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement.”
A type of lock requiring a key to open and close it, as distinct from a spring lock
“While the building is occupied, the deadlock on the inner door should not be locked.”
The match or competition in which the scores or results are equal
“The government proposal was announced on July 2 as a way of resolving deadlocked negotiations.”
The stopping of a process or activity
A difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation
A crucial or decisive point or situation
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Secure, usually with a length of material
To finish a game or contest on level terms
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