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 The group of nearly 30 influencers in Washington this week has an audience of around 40 million across social media channels, a State Department spokesperson said in an email. Will Daniel, Fortune Europe, 10 July 2024 Mora Namdar – Namdar served as the acting assistant secretary of state in the State Department from December 2020 until January 2021. Aron Solomon, Newsweek, 10 July 2024 In an email statement, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said visa records are confidential under law and details of individual cases could not be discussed. Mathew Miranda, Sacramento Bee, 9 July 2024 After a long career in academia — interrupted by two years at the State Department — Professor Cohen has retired. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 8 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for State Department 

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'State Department.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near State Department

Cite this Entry

“State Department.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/State%20Department. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!