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standoff

stand·off

standoff

 
pronunciation:
staend awf
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: the inability of either side to win in a game or other competition.
similar words:
deadlock
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part of speech: adjective
definition: stand-offish.