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stalemate

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English

Etymology

stale + mate "checkmate"

Noun

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Singular
stalemate

Plural
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stalemate ({{{1}}})
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The state in which the player to move is not in check but has no legal moves, resulting in a draw.
  2. Any situation that has no obvious possible movement, but does not involve any personal loss.

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Verb

Infinitive
to stalemate

Third person singular
stalemat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to stalemate (third-person singular simple present stalemat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To bring about a state in which the player to move is not in check but has no legal moves.

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