- (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) paralización (feminine) total del tráfico the negotiations have now reached a state of gridlock las negociaciones han llegado a un punto muertoMore example sentences
- Proponents say a parliamentary system would end the gridlock between the executive and legislature that dogs Philippine politics.
- President Bashar Al-Assad ended the gridlock by attending Arafat's funeral in November 2004.
- The move to inject liquidity started in Asia as the Bank of Japan reacted early to head off fears of a global gridlock.
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.