listen to the pronunciation of impasse
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a deadlock or stalemate situation in which no progress can be made
a road with no exit; a cul-de-sac
If people are in a difficult position in which it is impossible to make any progress, you can refer to the situation as an impasse. The company says it has reached an impasse in negotiations with the union. = deadlock. a situation in which it is impossible to continue with a discussion or plan because the people involved cannot agree at an impasse (passer )
{i} deadlock, standstill, place from which there is no escape; dead-end street, cul-de-sac
An impassable road or way; a blind alley; cul-de-sac; fig
a position or predicament affording no escape
a street with only one way in or out
a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
plural of impasse
reached an impasse
arrived at an obstacle became stuck, reached a situation that is impossible to get through