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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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Lebanon's central bank has said that the political deadlock in the nation is hurting the economy.
Haq, who met PTI chief Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence, said that the government and PTI is willing to resume dialogue to end the political deadlock.
November 20, 2012 (RUMBEK) - The Lakes state Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) chairperson, Daniel Awet Akot, has ended the political deadlock caused by the appointment of Mabor Ater Dhuol as Lakes state SPLM secretary.
The last time, political deadlock in the US delayed an increase in the country's debt ceiling and threw doubt on the stability of its economic and fiscal policies, its investment rating was downgraded.
The chief executive of National Bank of Kuwait blasted the country's political deadlock in a rare public outburst for the region.
Saleh's visit comes as Iraq witnesses a months-long political deadlock with calls aim to overthrow Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Lynn expressed hope that the two sides recognize the need to overcome the political deadlock and build trust.
He was appointed in December after the previous cabinet resigned in response to a political deadlock that has stymied reform and held up vital development projects in the major oil exporter.
It's a solution to the political deadlock, welcome by the markets," said Theodore Krintas, head of wealth management at Attica Bank.
Southern African leaders on Monday called on Madagascar to allow all political exiles including former President Marc Ravalomanana to return to the island state to end a political deadlock.
The Iraqi government is attempting to complete the formation of its government after 8-months of political deadlock following Iraqi national elections in March 2010 resulting in Maliki remaining in his position as prime minister.
The compromise ends the political deadlock caused by the resignation of former president Behgjet Pacolli, who was forced to quit in March after the constitutional court ruled his election by parliament was illegal, and averted snap elections.