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"logjam" in British English

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logjamnoun

uk   /ˈlɒɡ.dʒæm/ us   /ˈlɑːɡ.dʒæm/
(Definition of logjam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"logjam" in American English

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logjamnoun [C]

us   /ˈlɔɡˌdʒæm, ˈlɑɡ-/
something that blocks the ability to do other things: They broke the logjam by starting a series of discussions.
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"logjam" in Business English

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logjamnoun [C]

also log-jam uk   /ˈlɒɡdʒæm/ us  
a situation in which no progress can be made because an agreement cannot be reached: The union told its members it would try to break the log-jam by dealing with individual companies.a legislative/political/legal logjam High oil prices could unlock the political logjam that has blocked developments in alternative energy.
a large number of things that have not been dealt with because there are too many to deal with: Without the improvements travellers will start to see continual log-jams at the airport's check-in areas.a logjam of sth Yesterday's canceled meeting has created a logjam of work. Email and video-conferencing helped to break the bureaucratic logjam.
(Definition of logjam from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“logjam” in Business English

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