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dead·lock

 (dĕd′lŏk′)
n.
1. A standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions.
2. Sports A tied score.
3. Computers A failure or inability to proceed due to two programs or devices both requiring a response from the other before completing an operation.
4. Chiefly British A deadbolt.
tr. & intr.v. dead·locked, dead·lock·ing, dead·locks
To bring or come to a deadlock.

deadlocked

(ˈdɛdlɒkt)
adj
in a state of deadlock
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deadlocked - at a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions; "the chess game ended with white stalemated"; "the two factions are deadlocked over fringe benefits"
obstructed - shut off to passage or view or hindered from action; "a partially obstructed passageway"; "an obstructed view"; "justice obstructed is not justice"

deadlocked

adjective even, level, equal, parallel, neck and neck, fifty-fifty (informal), equally balanced The jury remained deadlocked.
Translations

deadlocked

[ˈdɛdlɒkt] adj
to be deadlocked [negotiations] → être au point mort; [people] → être dans l'impassedead loss n
to be a dead loss [person] → n'être bon(ne) à rien; [thing] → ne rien valoir

deadlocked

adj negotiations, talksfestgefahren

deadlocked

[ˈdɛdˌlɒkt] adj to be deadlocked (talks, negotiations) → essere in una fase di stallo
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The Doha trade talks have been deadlocked since 2008 over differences on major issues between members including agriculture, industrial tariffs and non-tariff barriers, services and trade remedies.
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Once finalized the algorithm, at least each process that causes deadlock knows that it is deadlocked.
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But the sides remain deadlocked and sectarian attacks have increased in the last month.