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 second half developed into a stalemate with both defences preventing positive moves and both sides lacking imagination - until Clegg grabbed the late winner.
On Monday, the Council of Governors sued the National Assembly and the National Treasury over the stalemate that they said has nearly brought the counties to their knees.
At present, he said, there was no 'real stalemate' yet as the Senate has yet to receive House Concurrent Resolution No.
Whenan ongoing and now apparently hopeless peace process is facing a new stalemate, that's the time for novel ideas.
Stalemate on the battlefield meets the essential American objective of ensuring that Afghanistan does not again offer a safe and friendly environment for Al-Qaeda and its affiliates and imitators.
The former IRB world player of the year had reached a stalemate with the region over a new deal which led to yesterday's vital meeting.
Israel, providing this stalemate continues, can change the political map by
Talking to reporters after the meeting Maoist lawmakers said the current government is the main obstacle to resolving the political stalemate.
SHORT end-of-season prices about the stalemate have become a consistent theme in Serie A and, even though there's almost two months of the season still left, punters have been falling over themselves to back the draw in Sunday's clash between relegation rivals Chievo and Catania, writes Dan Childs.
Punters expecting a close encounter may fancy running the rule over the 6/5 posted by Ladbrokes against the opening period ending in stalemate. If that appeals, then bet365's 11/2 for Coventry to win following a drawn first half also catches the eye.
A stalemate, quoted by Jaxx.com at 9-4, seems the most likely result.
MARTIN O'Neill has challenged Liverpool to end the stalemate over Gareth Barry's transfer to Anfield by meeting his asking price.
The stalemate came at the end of a ten-day hearing be fore Mr Justice Eady at London's High Court.
Portugal, which took over the EU Presidency from Germany in July, may not be able to break the current stalemate either.