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impasse
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impasse(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (deadlock)
a. impasse
Las negociaciones han alcanzado un impasse y es improbable que las dos facciones acuerden un alto al fuego en los próximos días.The negotiations have reached an impasse and it is unlikely that the two factions will agree on a ceasefire in the coming days.
2. (games)
a. finesse
El jugador hizo un impasse y, a pesar de no tener una carta muy alta, ganó la baza.The player made a finesse and, despite not having a very high card, won the trick.
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impasse
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. impasse
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impasse [imˈpas]
1 (estancamiento) impasse
2 (Bridge) finesse
hacer el impasse a algn to finesse against sb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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