GRE Word List

DEADLOCK

a state of inaction or neutralization resulting from the opposition of equally powerful uncompromising persons or factions : standstill

The meaning of the word deadlock is a state of inaction or neutralization resulting from the opposition of equally powerful uncompromising persons or factions : standstill.

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