impasse
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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. el impasse
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The meeting may be able to find a way out of the impasse which has frozen diplomatic relations.Es posible que la reunión encuentre una salida del impasse que ha congelado las relaciones diplomáticas.
b. el punto muerto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
France has put forward a suggestion which could break the impasse over the new regulations.Francia presentó una sugerencia que podría romper el punto muerto en relación con las nuevas normas.
c. el callejón sin salida
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We've reached an impasse, because neither of us is prepared to budge on this issue.Hemos llegado a un callejón sin salida, porque ninguno de los dos está dispuesto a cambiar de opinión sobre este asunto.
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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. el punto muerto, callejón sin salida
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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impasse [æmˈpɑːs]
noun
punto (m) muerto; impasse (m) (f)
negotiations have reached an impasse las negociaciones han llegado a un punto muerto or impasse; the government is in an impasse el gobierno se halla en un impasse
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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
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