English noun: standoff
|1.||standoff (event) the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided|
|Samples||The game ended in a draw.|
Their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie.
|Narrower (hyponym)||dead heat, stalemate|
|2.||standoff (act) the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand|