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standoff

noun

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  1. 1 a situation in which neither participant in a contest, competition, or struggle comes out ahead of the other after two hours they had played to a 5–5 standoff Synonyms dead heat, draw, stalemate, tieRelated Words deadlock, impasse; seesaw; photo finish; horse race, toss-up

  2. 2 a point in a struggle where neither side is capable of winning or willing to give in the standoff continued for three days before the fugitive gave himself up to the authorities Synonyms deadlock, gridlock, halt, logjam, Mexican standoff, stalemate, impasse, standstillRelated Words dead end; bind, bottleneck, corner, dilemma, fix, hole, jam, morass, pickle, pinch, plight, predicament, quagmire, quandary, spot; difficulty; problem


standoff

adjective

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