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The particular condition that someone or something is in at a specific time
“What is the state of the business at this present moment?”
A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government
“Where there is no higher authority, as in a world composed only of nation states, the state has to be judge and jury in its own cause.”
A dirty or untidy condition
“And in small towns and rural areas, the state of the restrooms can hit one like a ton of bricks.”
An agitated or anxious condition
“As soon it did so, the man inside started to move frantically, as if in a state of panic.”
An organized political community or area
“Governor Jeb Bush declared the state a disaster area on Wednesday to speed aid after the storm hits.”
High position within society
“Nelson's body lay in state in the Painted Hall after the battle of Trafalgar.”
One's emotional or mental condition
“She would best seek professional help in her current state.”
The government, civil service, and armed forces
“The power of the state should not be used to curtail individual liberty.”
Express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing
“Everyone will have the opportunity to state their views on the matter.”
Pomp and ceremony associated with monarchy or high levels of government
“A state visit to Canada had been organized for the Queen.”
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