deadlocked

[[t]de̱dlɒkt[/t]]
ADJ: v-link ADJ, oft ADJ over n
If a dispute or series of negotiations is deadlocked, no agreement can be reached because neither side will give in at all. You can also say that the people involved are deadlocked.

The peace talks have been deadlocked over the issue of human rights since August...

But after nearly a week of deliberations, the jury remained deadlocked.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • deadlocked — adj. at a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions. Syn: stalemated, blocked. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deadlocked — Unable to agree. Corporation. Deadlock in a closely held corporation arises when a control structure permits one or more factions of shareholders to block corporate action if they disagree with some aspect of corporate policy. A deadlock often… …   Black's law dictionary

  • deadlocked — dead|locked [ ded,lakt ] adjective if a situation is deadlocked or people are deadlocked, there is a serious disagreement and neither person or group involved in it is willing to change their opinions or position …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deadlocked — UK [ˈdedˌlɒkt] / US [ˈdedˌlɑkt] adjective if a situation is deadlocked, or if people are deadlocked, there is a serious disagreement and neither person or group involved in it is willing to change their opinions or position …   English dictionary

  • deadlocked — adjective at a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions the chess game ended with white stalemated the two factions are deadlocked over fringe benefits • Syn: ↑stalemated • Similar to: ↑obstructed …   Useful english dictionary

  • deadlocked — adj. stalemated, brought to a standstill, at an impassen. standstill; impasse; refusal by either side to give in, inability to compromise v. reach a deadlock, come to a standstill (due to a refusal by either side to give in or reach a compromise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deadlocked talks — negotiations that have come to a standstill …   English contemporary dictionary

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