HyperDic: impasse

English > 2 senses of the word impasse:
NOUNstateimpasse, deadlock, dead end, stalemate, standstilla situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
artifactimpasse, blind alley, cul de sac, dead-end streeta street with only one way in or out
impasse > pronunciation
Soundsihmpae's; ih'mpae.s
Rhymesalas ... underpass: 48 rhymes with aes...
English > impasse: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible.
Example"reached an impasse on the negotiations"
Synonymsdeadlock, dead end, stalemate, standstill
BroadersituationA complex or critical or unusual difficulty
Spanishbloqueo mutuo, callejón, estancamiento, impasse, punto muerto
Catalanatzucac, estancament, impasse, interbloqueig, punt mort
English > impasse: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA street with only one way in or out.
Synonymsblind alley, cul de sac, dead-end street
BroaderthoroughfareA public road from one place to another
Spanishcallejón sin salida, calle sin salida
Catalancarreró sense sortida, cul-de-sac

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