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Noun: deadlock  'ded,lók
  1. A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
    "reached a deadlock on the negotiations";
    - dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill
Verb: deadlock  'ded,lók
  1. Cause or to come to a deadlock

Derived forms: deadlocked, deadlocking, deadlocks

Type of: situation

Encyclopedia: Deadlock