State Department

noun

: the part of the U.S. government that is responsible for how the U.S. deals with other countries

Examples of State Department in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even sweeter, unlike many vacation destinations near the equator, French Polynesia gets the seal of approval — a Level 1 travel advisory — from the U.S. State Department for safety. David Dickstein, Orange County Register, 13 June 2024 Wait times for passport applications and renewals returned to their normal 6-8 week time frame in December, the State Department said. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 13 June 2024 This week, the State Department, which manages the distribution of passports, announced a new beta test of an online passport renewal program allowing travelers to virtually complete the renewal process. Michael Cappetta, Travel + Leisure, 13 June 2024 In 1960, Janis became the first musician to take part in a cultural exchange program under the auspices of the U.S. State Department, touring Russia and serving as a de-facto musical ambassador. Theresa Braine, New York Daily News, 13 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for State Department 

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“State Department.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/State%20Department. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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