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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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And since New Hampshire's LLC Act was enacted in 1993, these member deadlocks have seriously damaged or even destroyed hundreds and perhaps thousands of New Hampshire LLCs.
Paul won that round but lost out in his second deadlock with Stevi Ritchie.
It goes on to say that the UN chief expressed the hope that the two leaders would overcome this deadlock during the upcoming visit of his Special Adviser, from4 to 8 November, and resolve any other outstanding issues so that the date for the first leaders` meeting can be set and full-fledged negotiations can resume without further delay.
A deadlock means the performer with the lowest number of votes from the original votes of the evening would go home.
Keywords: distributed deadlock, generalized model, deadlock detection, wait-for graph, deadlock resolution
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak blamed Israel on Sunday for the deadlock in talks with the Palestinians, warning that security could be achieved only through peace and not occupation or force.
Summary: Cancun, Mexico, Muharram 05, 1432, Dec 11, 2010, SPA -- A UN climate summit in Mexico approved a compromise deal Saturday tackling the growing threat of climate change after days of deadlock.
Summary: X Factor host Dermot O'Leary has explained why this weekend's X Factor vote did not go to a deadlock, as seemed to be expected.
Last week Acas tabled a potential way forward with the intention of breaking the deadlock.
Ram Baran Yadav expressed serious concern over the political deadlock that has apparently exacerbated following the announcement of nationwide general strike by the UCPN (Maoist).
Otherwise there's no point if the judges are going to throw it into deadlock every time.
Summary: Russia accepts the proposals from the International Atomic Energy Agency that aim to break the deadlock on the Iranian nuclear programme, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (ANI): The Unified CPN (Maoist) has constituted a five-member committee to hold talks with other parties in an effort to end the current political deadlock in Nepal.
He needed to find a way out after two months of deadlock so he proposed the best he had.
The case before us turned on something called the deadlock instruction, the deadlock provision of the New York death penalty statute.