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"deadlocked" in British English

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deadlockedadjective

uk   /ˈded.lɒkt/  us   /-lɑːkt/
If a ​situation is deadlocked, ​agreement in an ​argument cannot be ​reached because neither ​side will ​changeitsdemands or ​accept any of the ​demands of the other ​side: The ​dispute has now been deadlocked for several ​months.
(Definition of deadlocked from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deadlocked" in American English

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deadlockedadjective

 us   /ˈdedˌlɑkt/
unable to make any ​progress toward ​reachingagreement: 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   us   /ˈdedlɒkt/
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 ​contracttalks.deadlocked on/over sth The ​sides appeared deadlocked on three ​keyissues.
(Definition of deadlocked from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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