Definition of "impasse"
  1. A stage particularly in labor disputes where an agreement can't be reached as both sides refuse to alter their stance or make concessions
How to use "impasse" in a sentence
  1. After several hours of negotiation, the contract discussions reached an impasse.
  2. Since both parties refused to change their demands, they found themselves in an impasse.
  3. The labor dispute ended in an impasse as neither the union nor the company was willing to compromise.

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