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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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But you still have time to make sure that your operating agreement identifies the issues that arise between you, resolves them in a way that makes sense to both of you, and contains appropriate deadlock provisions.
The head of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the French Foreign Ministry Jean-Francois Girault has made several trips to Saudi Arabia and Iran in an effort to break the Lebanese deadlock, to no avail.
The vote has gone to deadlock four times this series with judges Louis Walsh, Mel B, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell.
Acting President of Nationalist Party Senator Mir Hasil Bizenjo emphasised the importance of negotiations to resolve the current political deadlock.
Arguing that the inclusion of the Venice Commission could contribute to the process in Turkey, BDP deputy Yyldyz said the deadlock was due to the desire to control the state.
Recalling that Security Council Resolution 2114 dated 30 July 2013 welcomed the intention to resume negotiations in October 2013, and pointing to the limited window of opportunity to achieve a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus, the Secretary-General expressed concern that a continuing deadlock over a joint communique has hampered a return to talks," the note says.
As Forest believes the US has got a solution to break the debt limit deadlock and overcome fiscal cliff fears, he has now chosen to close these positions in his Schroder ISF Global Multi-Asset Income fund.
Dannii voted for the female soloist to be sent home, while Ronan passed the task to the Australian public and voted for the trio to be eliminated for the decision to come to a deadlock.
A solution was becoming urgent to solve the political deadlock especially as the third-biggest economy in the eurozone is facing slump.
Judges Gary Barlow and Louis Walsh have fallen out after the deadlock situation last weekend which saw one of the Take That singer's performers booted off.
Moreover it isolates termination detection from deadlock detection, and terminates the execution once it detects a deadlock.
Summary: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak blamed Israel on Sunday for the deadlock in talks with the Palestinians.