Translation of "stalemate" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsteɪl·meɪt/ us /ˈsteɪlˌmeɪt/

a situation in which neither side in an argument can win

punto muerto
The talks ended in / a stalemate.

(Translation of “stalemate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈsteilmeit/

a position in chess in which a player cannot move without putting his king in danger.

jaque mate

in any contest, dispute etc, a position in which neither side can win

punto muerto
The recent discussions ended in stalemate.

(Translation of “stalemate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)