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deadlock

noun

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a point in a struggle where neither side is capable of winning or willing to give in
  • the jury sent a note to the judge that it was hopelessly stuck in a deadlock

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The first known use of deadlock was in 1779

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“Deadlock.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deadlock. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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