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deadlock

noun block, blockage, check, checkmate, dead end, dead heat, dilemma, draw, drawn battle, drawn game, frustration, impasse, insoluble difference, no decision, obstruction, paralysis, predicament, quandary, stalemate, stand off, standstill, state of inaction, state of indecision, state of inertia, state of neutralization, stoppage, stumbling block, tie
Associated concepts: deadlock breaking instructions, deaddocked corporation, jury deadlocked, tie vote
See also: abeyance, bar, check, clog, draw, halt, impasse, impede, interruption, quagmire, stem
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In most two-member LLCs, the paramount issue is deadlock.
If you are a member of a two-member New Hampshire LLC, a potentially powerful way for you to avoid undue judicial intrusion in the case of a deadlock with your co-member is to have a written operating agreement in which you include a "Texas shootout" provision.
1990), A distributed algorithm for detecting generalized deadlocks, Tech.
The majority reminds that juror that if he or she does not go along and creates a deadlock, the defendant will be parole eligible and that might pressure the defending juror, the pro-life juror, to give in.
The pre-confederation experience of the old colonial legislatures of Upper and Lower Canada is replete with numerous incidents of deadlock between the appointed legislative councils and the popularly elected assemblies.
This issue is, in principle, a high-priority item for the world and figures prominently in any discussion of global deadlocks.
The third one, on the other hand, lets deadlocks occur, but then it detects and resolves them.
Lengthen the response time for purchase commitment and closing, thereby increasing the managing partner's time to obtain purchase financing; or if the deadlock must be broken by quick closing, require the financial partner to extend purchase money financing for a one-year bridge period.
In October, teachers in the Westside Union School District ended a deadlock by approving a tentative contract that gave them a 1.
Deadlocks continue in the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified, Eastside Union, Keppel Union, Lancaster and Mojave Unified school districts.
But spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons said the District Attorney's Office has successfully retried cases after 11-1 deadlocks.
X FACTOR'S controversial deadlock vote will be axed following complaints that judges are using it to avoid making decisions.