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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.
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in a state of deadlock
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|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"
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adjective even, level, equal, parallel, neck and neck, fifty-fifty (informal), equally balanced The jury remained deadlocked.
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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
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adj negotiations, talks → festgefahren
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