stalemate


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Synonyms for stalemate

Synonyms for stalemate

an equality of scores, votes, or performances in a contest

Synonyms for stalemate

a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check

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subject to a stalemate

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He went to Crans-Montana dragging his feet, made a big contribution to the collapse of the process, his only concern, since then, is to shift all the blame for the stalemate to the Turkish side.
Some senators welcomed the agreement among the Congress leaders to break the stalemate but sought a briefing from Pimentel, while others stressed that the Senate had not yet reached a consensus on whether there was a need to amend the Constitution.
The contract stalemate has led to a backup off the coast of Los Angeles, where ships are waiting to enter the terminal, according to published reports.
What we have seen over the past couple of weeks, what we observe as ICRC on the ground, is a stalemate between the two sides in Syria," Maurer said in the Reuters report.
Government officials said considerable progress had been made implementing its recommendations, but escalating street violence had contributed to a political stalemate that has dragged on for more than a year.
Abbas held Netanyahu responsible for the stalemate in the political process by insisting that the resumption of negotiations must start from scratch.
Strasbourg, France, Shawwal 24, 1433, Sep 11, 2012, SPA -- The conflict in Syria is reaching "a very dangerous stalemate," the European Union's foreign policy chief warned Tuesday, urging both the international community and the Syrian opposition to finally show unity.
The Pakistan-Iran trade stalemate finally came to an end, when Iran agreed to import one million tons of wheat, in exchange of iron ore and fertilizer at $300 per metric ton.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira has hoped that sense will prevail as the stalemate between the executive and the judiciary will fade away.
CAMBRIDGE: The United States appears trapped in a dangerous economic stalemate.
FOLLOWING a midweek draw at Leeds - a result that triggered their third stalemate in five outings - Coventry return down the motorway to host Burnley tomorrow.
The Civil War in the East; struggle, stalemate, and victory.
23 (ANI): Civil society and Right to Information (RTI) activist Arvind Kejriwal met Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid and Congress lawmaker Sandeep Dikshit at Dikshit's residence here this afternoon to work out a solution to the existing stalemate over the Lokpal issue.
In a televised address last week only eight days before Washington begins to run out of money to pay its bills, Obama called the weeks-long debt talks stalemate "a dangerous game" that the country "cannot afford to play.
Summary: Signs of a military and political stalemate in neighboring Libya have dashed Tunisians' hope of an early economic recovery and return to employment for the country's restive youth.