Definitions of "deadlock"
  1. A situation where no progress can be made due to evenly matched, uncompromising individuals or groups being in conflict
  2. The condition where, due to lack of unanimous agreement, a jury fails to reach a verdict
  3. A scenario where the board of directors of a corporation is hindered in discharging its duties because of indecisive shareholder voting
How to use "deadlock" in a sentence
  1. The city council vote ended in a deadlock, with neither side willing to revise its stance.
  2. The jury deliberated for three days but reached a deadlock, meaning they could not agree on a unanimous verdict.
  3. In the corporate meeting, indecisive voting by shareholders resulted in a deadlock, making it difficult for the board of directors to take any decisive action.

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