deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill(noun)
a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
"reached an impasse on the negotiations"
stand, standstill, tie-up(noun)
an interruption of normal activity
complete immobility; halt
The wreck brought traffic to a standstill for hours.
a standing without moving forward or backward; a stop; a state or rest
The numerical value of standstill in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of standstill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are at a standstill until the land swap agreement is finalized with the state and the town.
Samsung is at a standstill, it's having trouble finding a way to create new demand for its smartphones.
Y2K will bring the world to a standstill, unless we nationalise software companies under workers' control
The earthquake will bring negotiations to a standstill, reconstruction can only be more difficult with a broken political system.
Now Ebola is here and all of those efforts have been brought to a standstill. We could be starting from scratch again, that is very heartbreaking.
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Translations for standstill
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- immobilisation, paralysie, surplace, arrêtFrench
- immobilisation, paralyseInterlingua
- 停止, 停頓Japanese
- imobilizat, opritRomanian
- застой, бездействие, остановка, простойRussian
- bế tắc, dừngVietnamese
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