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Main Entry: 1stale·mate
Pronunciation: primarystressstamacr(schwa)l-secondarystressmamacrt
Function: noun
1 : a position in chess that results in a draw when the only piece to be moved is the king which cannot be moved without being exposed to attack by the other player's piece
2 : a drawn or undecided contest : DEADLOCK <the two sides reached a stalemate in their negotiations>

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