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Definition of stated

1 : fixed, regular the president shall, at stated times, receive … a compensationU.S. Constitution
2 : set down explicitly : declared our stated intention

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Other Words from stated

statedly adverb

Examples of stated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Whether or not Circles ends up achieving its stated aims remains to be seen, but talking about mental health in a much more open manner must surely be a goal, not just for them, but for everyone. Tim Lai, Forbes, 30 May 2021 Opinion journalism is not news reporting; it is distinguished by its stated point of view. Johanna Dunaway, The Conversation, 27 May 2021 Some, like Crutcher and Hall-Harper, have rejected the commission because reparations are not one of its stated aims. New York Times, 25 May 2021 Rough and maddening days are ahead—both for the administration and those still optimistic enough to believe the administration can accomplish even a fifth of its stated agenda. Osita Nwanevu, The New Republic, 25 May 2021 Friedman’s stated plan is to turn RH from a $3 billion-a-year company to a $20 billion global brand. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, 15 May 2021 There are problems with compliance, but there is a stated principle. Ted Alcorn, WSJ, 13 May 2021 Advocates said the fact that families were held in Border Patrol holding facilities with other migrants and then placed on buses and planes undercut the Title 42 rule's stated objective. Camilo Montoya-galvez, CBS News, 12 May 2021 Ginsburg's stated opposition to court expansion came in 2019, as Democratic presidential primary candidates floated expanding the Supreme Court. Emily Brooks, Washington Examiner, 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of stated

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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4 Jun 2021

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“Stated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of stated

: expressed formally or officially


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