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18 entries found for state. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1state
Pronunciation: primarystressstamacrt
Function: noun
1 a : manner or condition of being <a state of readiness> b : condition of mind or disposition <in a highly nervous state>
2 a : a condition or stage of the physical makeup of something <water in the gaseous state> b : a stage in the growth or development of a plant or animal <the larval state>
3 a : a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory b : the political organization of such a body of people
4 : one of the units of a nation having a federal government <the United States of America>
5 : the territory of a state
- state·less /-lschwas/ adjective

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