stalemate situation


stalemate situation
патовая ситуация, тупиковая ситуация, безвыходное положение

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • stalemate — [stāl′māt΄] n. [obs. stale, stalemate < ME < OFr estal, fixed location, safe place < Gmc, as in OHG stal (see STALL1) + MATE2] 1. Chess any situation in which it is impossible for one of the players to move without placing his or her… …   English World dictionary

  • stalemate — ► NOUN 1) Chess a position counting as a draw, in which a player is not in check but can only move into check. 2) a situation in which further progress by opposing parties seems impossible. ► VERB ▪ bring to stalemate. ORIGIN from Old French… …   English terms dictionary

  • Stalemate — Example of stalemate a b c d e f g h …   Wikipedia

  • stalemate — UK [ˈsteɪlˌmeɪt] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms stalemate : singular stalemate plural stalemates 1) a situation in which progress is impossible because the people or groups involved cannot agree end in/reach (a) stalemate: The… …   English dictionary

  • stalemate — stale|mate [ steıl,meıt ] noun count or uncount 1. ) a situation in which progress is impossible because the people or groups involved cannot agree: end in/reach a stalemate: The fourth round of talks ended in a stalemate. Management and the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stalemate — /stayl mayt /, n., v., stalemated, stalemating. n. 1. Chess. a position of the pieces in which a player cannot move any piece except the king and cannot move the king without putting it in check. 2. any position or situation in which no action… …   Universalium

  • stalemate — stale|mate [ˈsteılmeıt] n [U and C] [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: stale stalemate (15 18 centuries) (from Old French estal; STALE) + mate ( MATE23)] 1.) a situation in which it seems impossible to settle an argument or disagreement, and neither side… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stalemate — [[t]ste͟ɪlmeɪt[/t]] stalemates 1) N VAR Stalemate is a situation in which neither side in an argument or contest can win or in which no progress is possible. The proportional representation system was widely blamed for two inconclusive election… …   English dictionary

  • stalemate — stale•mate [[t]ˈsteɪlˌmeɪt[/t]] n. v. mat•ed, mat•ing 1) a situation in which no action can be taken or progress made; deadlock 2) chs a position of the pieces on a chessboard in which a player cannot move any piece except the king and cannot… …   From formal English to slang

  • stalemate — noun (C, U) 1 a situation in which it seems impossible to settle an argument or disagreement, and neither side can get an advantage; deadlock: The discussions with the miners union ended in stalemate. 2 a position in chess in which neither player …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stalemate — [ˈsteɪlˌmeɪt] noun [C/U] 1) a situation in which progress is impossible because the people involved cannot agree Management and the unions have reached stalemate in their negotiations.[/ex] 2) the situation in CHESS when the game ends because… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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