how to pronounce stalemate


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stalemate is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of stalemate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it's been a stalemate now um …”

meanings of stalemate


  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.


  1. To bring about a state in which the player to move is not in check but has no legal moves.
  2. To bring about a stalemate, in which no advance in an argument is achieved.

stalemate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stalemate occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics stalemate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that stalemate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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