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dead heat

noun

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  1. a situation in which neither participant in a contest, competition, or struggle comes out ahead of the other <the horses crossed the finish line in a dead heat> Synonyms tie, draw, stalemate, standoffRelated Words deadlock, impasse; seesaw; photo finish; horse race, toss-up




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