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break the deadlock

To bring to an end a stalemate, impasse, or standstill. The efforts of the United Nations have finally succeeded in breaking the deadlock between the warring countries. His late-game goal finally broke the deadlock and put his team in the lead.
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Therefore, once a deadlock is detected, it becomes necessary to choose a victim to terminate.
The Bush team had gotten a slow start in the PR war," says Deadlock, "but here was a powerful new arsenal to fire off at Gore.
This deadlock instruction was first approved by the Florida Supreme Court in State v.
The last time Lebanon entered presidential crisis was in 2007, with a six-month deadlock beginning at midnight on Nov.
The PTI reiterated its support for dialogue and urged the govt to break any deadlock that may prevail.
But experts said the issue - in which hotel and restaurant workers, under their UNITE Here union, and members of the various Service Employees International Union locals voted to pull out of the AFL-CIO and form their own organization - might have led to Thursday's deadlock.
LEADERS Buckley moved two points clear at the top of the Cymru Alliance following this goal-less deadlock against a spirited Gresford.
But, he cautioned, insisting on an immediate grant of "open skies" will only lead to resistance and deadlock, as already witnessed from the responses from France, Germany and Japan.
Their collective work on pi calculus and correctness properties (livelock, deadlock and leak freedom) is the underpinning of WS-CDL, giving the language mathematical soundness.
PESHAWAR -- A member of Taliban talks team Yousuf Shah on Monday said that the deadlock in talks continues as no communication made by the government negotiators.
Summary: BEIRUT: Change and Reform parliamentary bloc MP Salim Salhab said Tuesday remarks by Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon dealt a blow to Saudi-Syrian efforts to break the deadlock in Lebanon.
Deadlocks have never borne good results in the past and Pakistan Peoples Party government has broken the deadlock on various issues, he maintained.
He met with political leaders and an adviser to Bill Clinton in a bid to end the deadlock over arms decommissioning.
AFV, our breakthrough technology, offers an environment where engineers can carry out advanced verification, like FSM deadlock detection and multiple clock domain analysis, without complex property creation.
A senior Turkish official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told the official Anatolia news agency that his country was concerned about the deadlock over the presidential election in Lebanon.