动词过去式:deadlocked 过去分词:deadlocked 现在分词:deadlocking 第三人称单数:deadlocks
n [C, U] complete failure to reach agreement or to settle a quarrel or grievance 僵局
*The negotiations have reached deadlock. 谈判陷入僵局.
* We can only make minor concessions, but it might break the deadlock, ie allow a compromise. 我们只能做些较小的让步, 但这就可能打破僵局.
n [singular, U]
a situation in which a disagreement cannot be settled
= stalemate The talks have reached a complete deadlock . a last-ditch effort to break the deadlock Negotiations ended in deadlock.BrE
a deadbolt>deadlockedadj Talks between management and unions remain deadlocked over the issue of possible redundancies.