English to Afrikaans Meaning :: stalemate

Stalemate :
- dooiepuntstalematedstalematesstalemating

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Noun(1) a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible(2) drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check
Verb(1) subject to a stalemate

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(1) Workers and management at a Great Harwood engineering depot have reached stalemate over pay claims.(2) A mediator can break this stalemate and get the parties talking.(3) The 3-3 stalemate remained until half time despite several promising moves from both sides.(4) The general election produced a stalemate , with opposition and pro-government parties each ending up with 25 seats in the 50-seat parliament.(5) For more than three months both sides have refused to budge, with officials last week conceding they'd reached a stalemate .(6) And so the chess game has produced another stalemate .(7) Throwing in the proverbial towel is, however, not an option according to the rules of this particular contest, which state that the game can only end with checkmate or stalemate .(8) the war had again reached stalemate(9) The Justice Ministers could not agree on the matter last week and despite efforts by diplomats to resolve it over the last few days, it reached a stalemate .(10) So don't tell me that this game will eventually come to a stalemate like chess, where the player turns over his king and quits.(11) By 1807 the protracted war between Britain and Napoleonic France had reached a stalemate .(12) The stalemate remains firmly entrenched, with no one party having overall control of the Council for the third poll in a row.(13) Military stalemate in the Mid-Atlantic region in 1778 encouraged British commanders to reconsider again their strategic policy.(14) They came up with the scheme after plans for a one-way system reached a stalemate .(15) When power is divided, as it has been since 1994, the checks and balances of government make for legislative stalemate .(16) By the spring of 1915, the war had entered the stalemate of trench warfare.
1. deadlock ::
2. impasse ::
3. standoff ::
4. draw ::
5. tie ::
6. dead heat ::
dooie hitte
Different Forms
stalemate, stalemated, stalemates, stalemating
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We might as well stop, it\'s a stalemate.

We might as well stop, it's a STALEMATE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 16

Okay, it\'s a stalemate.

Okay, it's a STALEMATE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 16

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