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  • v  subject to a stalemate
  • s  at a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions
    the chess game ended with white stalemated

  • This year, Congress has repeatedly found itself stalemated over the renewal of renewable credits.
  • And this crisis has been a bad one: on July 2, as the talks stalemated, California began issuing IOUs to its creditors.
  • China's Export-Import Bank, for instance, has offered Rio a $20 billion loan if the deal (which is stalemated) goes through.
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  • Versailles council reaches stalemate in appointing new mayor
    VERSAILLES — After two nominations and two votes Tuesday, the city of Versailles is without a mayor to succeed Fred Siegelman. The stalemated city council might not be able to reach consensus over the next 29 days, and if that is the case, Gov. Steve Beshear will appoint a new mayor.
    July 3, 2013 - Lexington Herald-Leader

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