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Engelsk substantiv: state

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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)province

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadministrative district, administrative division, territorial division

Mere spesifikke uttrykkAmerican state, Australian state, Canadian province, commonwealth, eparchy, Italian region, Soviet Socialist Republic

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAbkhaz, 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 uttrykkenecountry, 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 spesifikke uttrykkattribute

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaction, 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 spesifikke uttrykkauthorities, government, regime

Mere spesifikke uttrykkSoviets, 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpolitical entity, political unit

Mere spesifikke uttrykkally, 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 mere spesifikke uttrykkEelam, Tamil Eelam

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkestate, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)state of matter

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchemical phenomenon

Mere spesifikke uttrykkform, gas, gaseous state, liquid, liquid state, liquidity, liquidness, phase, plasma, solid, solid state, solidness

Kjennetegner disse uttrykkenegaseous, liquid, solid

Overordnet kategorichemical 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 spesifikke uttrykkemotional 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)country, land

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadministrative district, administrative division, territorial division

Mere spesifikke uttrykkAfrican 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 mere spesifikke uttrykkAntigua 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 spesifikke uttrykkdemesne, domain, land, midland

Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkenedepartment, 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkexecutive department

Mere spesifikke uttrykkFoggy Bottom

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkBureau of Diplomatic Security, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, DS, Foreign Service, INR

Engelsk verb: state

1. state (om kommunikasjon) 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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)say, tell

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkexpress, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadd, 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

Utsagnsord med lignende betydningsay

2. state (om kommunikasjon) put before

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

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadvise, propose, suggest

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

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)express

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdenote, refer

Mere spesifikke uttrykkvote, vote

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