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substantivo próprio




Definitions of state

a nation or country as a political organisation or entity

Slovenia became an independent state following the collapse of the Soviet Union.

one of two or more areas with law-making powers that together make up a country controlled by a federal (=central) government (eg the USA or Germany)

California has approved the measures, but no other states are considering similar legislation.

the condition that something is in

The house was in a terrible state after the flood.