Definition State

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Definition

to state: to express in words
verb
To state has an official connotation:

The president states his ideas clearly.
It is stated in the office handbook that smoking is prohibited in the building.

a nation-state: a group of people under a single government, or a territory of a larger country
noun
The United States (of America)

a state (of mind): a (mental or emotional) condition
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I stated my objections very clearly.
US: There are two states in America: rich and poor.

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