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[n]
[n] the federal department that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
[n] a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
[n] the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state; "the state has lowered its income tax"
[n]
[n] the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
[n] (informal) a state of depression or agitation; "he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him"
[n] (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice"
[adj] in the service of the community or nation; "state security"
[adj] supported and operated by the government of a state; "a state university"
[v] put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
[v] express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
[v] indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express this distance in kilometers?"


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