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One option to resolve this deadlock is for the international community, and the United States and Europe in particular, to impose an end to the occupation and facilitate the two-state settlement they claim to endorse.
ISRAEL-PALESTINE IS A STATE OF PERMANENT CONFLICT PUNCTUATED BY PERIODIC CARNAGE. ONLY THE WATCHING WORLD CAN STOP ITMOUIN RABBANIMAY 13, 2021TIME
The bill, which also banned police from using rubber bullets and tear gas, was passed on December 1 by both the state’s House and Senate after senior lawmakers overcame months of deadlock to reach a consensus.
MASSACHUSETTS GOVERNOR WON’T SIGN POLICE REFORM BILL WITH FACIAL RECOGNITION BANZACK WHITTAKERDECEMBER 10, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Tricoire laid out Schneider’s challenge—how to increase global access to energy while resolving “the deadlock” of climate change.
HOW ENERGY COMPANIES CAN COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGENAOMI XU ELEGANTOCTOBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Until the federal deadlock ends, Land O’ Lakes and HP are working on their own, smaller-scale solutions to the digital divide.
LAND O’ LAKES CEO CALLS FOR BIG FEDERAL SPENDING ON RURAL BROADBANDDZANEMORRISOCTOBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
After weeks of deadlock, the two parties are finally moving closer to a stimulus deal.
HERE’S WHEN YOUR SECOND STIMULUS CHECK COULD ARRIVE IF CONGRESS PASSES MORE ECONOMIC AIDLANCE LAMBERTOCTOBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
He wanted to get back at the old hound somehow—without giving in an inch in the mute deadlock.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
And into the midst of this racket burst the news that the negotiations with Germany, Russia and France were at a deadlock.
THE LORD OF THE SEAM. P. SHIEL
A capitalist deadlock of markets brought on in 1914 the capitalist collapse popularly known as the World War.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
There had been,—so they had said,—peculiarities so peculiar that it might be that the much-dreaded deadlock had come at last.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
I got nowhere, until, in a manner as sudden as it was unexpected, something happened which ended the deadlock.
THE WINGED MEN OF ORCONDAVID R. SPARKS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEADLOCK

  • Catch-22
  • box
  • cessation
  • corner
  • cul-de-sac
  • dead end
  • deadlock
  • dilemma
  • fix
  • gridlock
  • jam
  • mire
  • morass
  • pause
  • pickle
  • plight
  • predicament
  • quandary
  • rest
  • scrape
  • standoff
  • standstill
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