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1. state (om sted) the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis state is in the deep south.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)province


Mindre specifikke termeradministrative district, administrative division, territorial division


Mere specifikke termerAmerican state, Australian state, Canadian province, commonwealth, eparchy, Italian region, Soviet Socialist Republic


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAbkhaz, Abkhazia, Adzhar, Adzharia, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bavaria, Bihar, Bosnia, Buganda, Campeche, Cape Colony, Cape of Good Hope, Cape of Good Hope Province, Cape Province, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Free State, Friesland, Gansu, Gansu province, Goa, Guangdong, Guangdong province, Gujarat, Gujerat, Hebei, Hebei province, Hopeh, Hopei, Hunan, Hunan province, Indonesian Borneo, Inner Mongolia, Kalimantan, Kansu, Karnataka, Kosovo, Kwangtung, Lower Saxony, Madras, Manipur, Mysore, Nei Monggol, Orange Free State, Orissa, Quintana Roo, Sichuan, Sinkiang, Szechuan, Szechwan, Szechwan province, Tabasco, Tamil Nadu, Tirol, Transvaal, Tyrol, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, Yucatan, Yunnan, Yunnan province


Tilhører disse overordnede termercountry, land, state

2. state the way something is with respect to its main attributes


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe current state of knowledge.
His state of health.
In a weak financial state.


Mindre specifikke termerattribute


Mere specifikke termeraction, activeness, activity, agency, annulment, antagonism, being, beingness, cleavage, condition, condition, conditionality, conflict, damnation, dead letter, death, death, degree, delegacy, dependance, dependence, dependency, destruction, disorder, dystopia, employ, employment, end, enlargement, enmity, eternal damnation, existence, feeling, flawlessness, flux, forthcomingness, freedom, grace, ground state, heterozygosity, homozygosity, hostility, illumination, immatureness, immaturity, imminence, imminency, imminentness, impendence, impendency, imperfection, imperfectness, inaction, inactiveness, inactivity, integrity, isomerism, kalemia, level, lifelessness, matureness, maturity, medium, merchantability, motion, motionlessness, multivalence, multivalency, nationhood, natural state, ne plus ultra, neotony, non-issue, nonbeing, obligation, office, omnipotence, omniscience, order, ornamentation, ownership, paternity, perfection, plurality, point, polyvalence, polyvalence, polyvalency, polyvalency, position, power, preparation, preparedness, readiness, receivership, relationship, relationship, representation, revocation, saving grace, separation, situation, skillfulness, stage, state of affairs, state of flux, state of grace, state of nature, status, status, stillness, temporary state, tribalism, turgor, unemployment, unification, union, unity, utilization, utopia, wholeness, wild

3. state (om gruppe) the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe state has lowered its income tax.


Mindre specifikke termerauthorities, government, regime


Mere specifikke termerSoviets, welfare state

4. state (om gruppe) a politically organized body of people under a single government


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe state has elected a new president.
African nations.
Students who had come to the nation's capitol.
The country's largest manufacturer.
An industrialized land.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)body politic, commonwealth, country, land, nation, res publica


Mindre specifikke termerpolitical entity, political unit


Mere specifikke termerally, city state, city-state, commonwealth country, developing country, Dominion, foreign country, great power, major power, power, Reich, renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state, sea power, superpower, suzerain, world power


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerEelam, Tamil Eelam


Omfatter disse specifikke termerestate, estate of the realm, the three estates

5. state (om tilstand) (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe solid state of water is called ice.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)state of matter


Mindre specifikke termerchemical phenomenon


Mere specifikke termerform, gas, gaseous state, liquid, liquid state, liquidity, liquidness, phase, plasma, solid, solid state, solidness


Kendetegnergaseous, liquid, solid


Overordnet emneområdechemical science, chemistry

6. state (om tilstand) a state of depression or agitation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him.


Mindre specifikke termeremotional state, spirit


Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

7. state (om sted) the territory occupied by a nation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe returned to the land of his birth.
He visited several European countries.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)country, land


Mindre specifikke termeradministrative district, administrative division, territorial division


Mere specifikke termerAfrican country, African nation, Asian country, Asian nation, banana republic, buffer country, buffer state, country of origin, European country, European nation, fatherland, homeland, kingdom, mother country, motherland, native land, North American country, North American nation, South American country, South American nation, sultanate, tax haven


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAntigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Barbados, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ceylon, Commonwealth of Australia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Dutch East Indies, East Timor, Etruria, Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros, Federated States of Micronesia, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Fiji, Friendly Islands, Grenada, Haiti, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Independent State of Samoa, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kingdom of Tonga, Kiribati, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nauru, New Hebrides, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Cape Verde, Republic of Cuba, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Fiji, Republic of Haiti, Republic of Indonesia, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Maldives, Republic of Malta, Republic of Mauritius, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Turkey, Republic of Vanuatu, Rus, Russia, Russia, Russian Federation, Saint Christopher-Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Samoa i Sisifo, Sao Thome e Principe, Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome e Principe, Seychelles, Sion, Solomon Islands, Soviet Union, Sri Lanka, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Thomas and Principe, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, State of Israel, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, TT, TT, Turkey, Turkmen, Turkmenia, Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Ukrayina, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Upper Volta, USSR, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Yisrael, Zion


Omfatter disse specifikke termerdemesne, domain, land, midland


Tilhører disse specifikke termerdepartment, province, state

8. State (om gruppe) the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Department of State was created in 1789.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Department of State, DoS, State Department, United States Department of State


Mindre specifikke termerexecutive department


Mere specifikke termerFoggy Bottom


Omfatter disse specifikke termerBureau of Diplomatic Security, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, DS, Foreign Service, INR


Engelsk udsagnsord: state

1. state (om kommunikation) express in words


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe said that he wanted to marry her.
Tell me what is bothering you.
State your opinion.
State your name.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey state that there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)say, tell


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerexpress, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize


Mere specifikke termeradd, announce, answer, append, articulate, declare, declare, declare, enunciate, explain, get out, give, introduce, lay out, mention, misstate, note, observe, precede, preface, premise, present, remark, reply, represent, respond, sum, sum up, summarise, summarize, supply, vocalise, vocalize


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningsay

2. state (om kommunikation) put before


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI submit to you that the accused is guilty.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)posit, put forward, submit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termeradvise, propose, suggest

3. state (om kommunikation) indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCan you express this distance in kilometers?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)express


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerdenote, refer


Mere specifikke termervote, vote









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