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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But the Royals found it tough going against a resilient Dons side that grew in confidence after the first half stale mate that produced few chances.
Union leaders are in a stale mate with Mersey Care NHS chiefs, who operate the Maghull secure unit, over proposals to introduce flexible rostering.
Graham Malley and Liam Byrne netted in a 2-2 stale mate with Sandon Dock, while a Kenny Burgess strike was all DOW could muster in a 1-1 draw with The Paddock.
While schools across the country including the IITs were facing teacher shortages, Dr Natarajan said that technology alone can break such stale mates. On this occasion, Prof Natarajan in memory of his beloved mother gifted the school a state of the art screen projector to bring about drastic change in approach to teaching and learning aspects of special children.
All six matches started in the Warmseal Durham Senior League on Saturday, but they only served to widen the gap between the top two and the rest as Burnmoor and Hetton Lyons were the only teams to win, with the other games ending in stale mates.