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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
deadlock /'dedlɔk/
  • danh từ
    • sự đình hẳn lại; sự đình trệ hoàn toàn; (nghĩa bóng) sự bế tắc
      • to come to a deadlock: đi đến chỗ đình trệ hoàn toàn; (nghĩa bóng) đi đến chỗ bế tắc không có lối thoát
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm đình trệ hoàn toàn; đưa đến chỗ bế tắc
Concise Dictionary
+a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 standstill, impasse, stalemate, stand-off, draw, stoppage, Colloq US Mexican stand-off:
Union and management negotiators have reached a deadlock on the pension issue.
2 bring or come to a standstill or impasse, stall, stop, halt:
The Congress is likely to deadlock on the question of expanding national health benefits.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [sing., U] a complete failure to reach agreement or settle a dispute: European agriculture ministers failed to break the deadlock over farm subsidies. + (BrE) The strike appeared to have reached deadlock. + (AmE, BrE) The strike has reached a deadlock.
2 [C] (BrE) (also deadbolt AmE, BrE) a type of lock on a door that needs a key to open or close it
deadlocked adjective [not before noun]: Despite months of discussion the negotiations remained deadlocked.
Collocation Dictionary


complete | political


end in, reach
The negotiations ended in deadlock. The strike appeared to have reached a deadlock.
| break, resolve


in ~
The negotiations were adjourned in deadlock last week.
| ~ between
the deadlock between striking workers and their employer
| ~ in
The summit called for an end to the deadlock in the peace talks.
| ~ over
The government has called new talks in an attempt to break the deadlock over the issue of redundancy money.


a state of deadlock
Talks between the two sides remain in a state of complete deadlock.

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