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states

noun
plural of state

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government
  • the British monarch is the head of state, while the prime minister is the head of the government

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states

verb
present tense third-person singular of state

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1 to convey in appropriate or telling terms
  • please state the vehicle's mechanical problem as clearly and briefly as possible

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3 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion)
  • everyone has a right to state his or her opinion, no matter how unpopular it may be

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“States.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/states. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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