statal

adjective
stat·al | \ ˈstātᵊl \

Definition of statal 

1 often capitalized : of or relating to a state (as of the U.S. or India) statal citizenship the statal economy

2 : of or relating to a national government the sanctuaries of statal authorityFortnightly Review

3 of a passive verb form : expressing a state or condition (such as was closed in “the door was closed all day”)

contrasted with actional

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History and Etymology for statal

state entry 1 + -al

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Stassfurt salt

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stat

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statant

state

state's attorney

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