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    impasse

    impasse - Dictionary definition and meaning for word impasse

    Definition
    (noun) a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
    Example Sentence
    • reached an impasse on the negotiations
    Definition
    (noun) a street with only one way in or out
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impasse

im(IMPOSSIBLE)+passe(PASS)....IMPOSSIBLE TO PASS through a canal, which has no way to escape.

im-passe-->no passage

impasse=i+m+pass...."i m unable to pass the CAT xam...it was my last hope of becoming something good in life...now i am going to become just a middle class person in my life...there is NO ESCAPE from this situation..."..:)

I am not getting pass marks – this is impasse.

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