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She got thrown out of the car and I was in no state to get out after her. Anthony Masters CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2002)Perhaps Cardew's estimation of the mental state of the occupants was the reverse. Robert Wilson THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)I fell into a fugue state, thinking about him, then what Grady said that night in the boathouse. Lisa Scottoline LEGAL TENDER (2002)

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British English: state /steɪt/ NOUN
You can refer to countries as states, particularly when you are discussing politics.
It is a recognised member state of NATO.
  • American English: state
  • Arabic: دَوْلَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: estado
  • Chinese: 国家
  • Croatian: države
  • Czech: stát země
  • Danish: stat
  • Dutch: staat
  • European Spanish: estado nación
  • Finnish: tila henkinen tai asian
  • French: état
  • German: Zustand
  • Greek: πολιτεία
  • Italian: stato
  • Japanese: 状態
  • Korean: 국가
  • Norwegian: tilstand
  • Polish: stan warunek
  • European Portuguese: estado
  • Romanian: stat
  • Russian: состояние
  • Spanish: estado condición
  • Swedish: stat
  • Thai: รัฐ
  • Turkish: durum ruhsal
  • Ukrainian: держава
  • Vietnamese: quốc gia
British English: state /steɪt/ VERB
If you state something, you say or write it in a formal or definite way.
Please state your name.
  • American English: state
  • Arabic: يُصَرِّحُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: declarar
  • Chinese: 陈述
  • Croatian: ustvrditi
  • Czech: konstatovat
  • Danish: erklære
  • Dutch: verklaren
  • European Spanish: declarar manifestar
  • Finnish: sanoa ilmoittaa
  • French: annoncer
  • German: erklären
  • Greek: δηλώνω
  • Italian: dichiarare
  • Japanese: 述べる
  • Korean: 진술하다
  • Norwegian: erklære
  • Polish: podać
  • European Portuguese: declarar
  • Romanian: a declara
  • Russian: излагать
  • Spanish: declarar
  • Swedish: uppge
  • Thai: บอกกล่าว
  • Turkish: ifade etmek
  • Ukrainian: стверджувати
  • Vietnamese: tuyên bố

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