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  Definition of stalemate
  1. drawing position in chess: any of a player''s possible moves would place his king in check
  2. a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
  3. subject to a stalemate
Similar Words: deadlock, dead end, impasse, standstill

 

Derivational Morphology: stand still

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 對峙狀態   Dutch: pat  
Estonian: patt   Finnish: patti  
French: pat   German: Patt  
Greek: αδιέξοδο   Irish: leamhsháinn  
Japanese: 行き詰り   Korean: 교착상태  
Latin: (''Classical'') matum stabilis   Polish: pat  
Russian: пат   Slovak: pat  
Spanish: tablas   Swedish: patt  
 
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