• (British) IPA: /ˈdɛdlɒk/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdɛdlɑk/


  1. A standstill resulting from the opposition of two evenly matched forces; a stalemate or impasse
  2. (computing) An inability to continue due to two programs or devices each requiring a response from the other before completing an operation.
Translations Translations Verb

deadlock (deadlocks, present participle deadlocking; past and past participle deadlocked)

  1. To cause or to come to a deadlock.

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