Meaning of “deadlocked” in the English Dictionary

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"deadlocked" in American English

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deadlockedadjective

us /ˈdedˌlɑkt/

unable to make any progress toward reaching agreement:

A second trial, in 1982, ended in a mistrial with a deadlocked jury.

(Definition of “deadlocked” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"deadlocked" in Business English

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deadlockedadjective

uk /ˈdedlɒkt/ us

used to describe a situation in which people cannot agree and no progress can be made:

Italian journalists staged the first of six days of strikes in a bid to reopen deadlocked contract talks.
deadlocked on/over sth The sides appeared deadlocked on three key issues.

(Definition of “deadlocked” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)