Logjam – meaning of the word and examples

A situation in which neither group involved in an argument can win or gain an advantage and no action can be taken. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A mass of floating logs that block a river. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Deadlock, Impasse. (Merriam – Webster)

To break the logjam means to change or deal with a difficult situation which has existed for a long time. (Collins Dictionary)

A deadlock, standstill. (Collins Dictionary)

Blockage caused by the crowding together of a number of logs floating in a river. (Collins Dictionary)


Pearl River logjam on Louisiana-Mississippi border to be cleared.


Logjam for Paris climate ‘rule book’ as end-2018 deadline looms.


Butting Heads Over a Key Decision? How to Break the Logjam.



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