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English definition of “logjam”

logjam

noun     /ˈlɒɡ.dʒæm/ US  /ˈlɑːɡ-/
[C usually singular] a situation in which neither group involved in an argument can win or get an advantage and no action can be taken: This is the latest attempt to break the logjam in the peace process .Arguments and disagreements [C] a mass of floating logs that block a river ForestryMasses and large amounts of things
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