deadlock

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1 deadlock /ˈdɛdˌlɑːk/ noun
plural deadlocks
1 deadlock
/ˈdɛdˌlɑːk/
noun
plural deadlocks
Learner's definition of DEADLOCK
[count]
: a situation in which an agreement cannot be made : a situation in which ending a disagreement is impossible because neither side will give up something that it wants
US : a situation in which players, teams, etc., have the same score : tie
British : dead bolt
2 deadlock /ˈdɛdˌlɑːk/ verb
deadlocks; deadlocked; deadlocking
2 deadlock
/ˈdɛdˌlɑːk/
verb
deadlocks; deadlocked; deadlocking
Learner's definition of DEADLOCK
[no object] : to be unable to end a disagreement
US : to have the same number of points, votes, etc., as your opponent
[no object]
[+ object]

— deadlocked

adjective
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