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State vs. Country

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Statenoun

A condition; a set of circumstances applying at any given time.

‘a state of being;’; ‘a state of emergency’;

Countrynoun

(chiefly British) An area of land; a district, region.

Statenoun

(physics) A complete description of a system, consisting of parameters that determine all properties of the system.

Countrynoun

A set region of land having particular human occupation or agreed limits, especially inhabited by members of the same race, language speakers etc., or associated with a given person, occupation, species etc.

Statenoun

(computing) The stable condition of a processor during a particular clock cycle.

‘In the fetch state, the address of the next instruction is placed on the address bus.’;

Countrynoun

The territory of a nation, especially an independent nation state or formerly independent nation; a political entity asserting ultimate authority over a geographical area.

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Statenoun

(computing) The set of all parameters relevant to a computation.

‘The state here includes a set containing all names seen so far.’;

Countrynoun

(usually preceded by “the”) A rural area, as opposed to a town or city; the countryside.

Statenoun

(computing) The values of all parameters at some point in a computation.

‘A debugger can show the state of a program at any breakpoint.’;

Countrynoun

ellipsis of country music

Statenoun

(sciences) The physical property of matter as solid, liquid, gas or plasma.

Countrynoun

(mining) The rock through which a vein runs.

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Statenoun

(obsolete) Highest and stationary condition, as that of maturity between growth and decline, or as that of crisis between the increase and the abating of a disease; height; acme.

Countrynoun

The female genitalia, especially the vagina.

Statenoun

High social standing or circumstance.

Countryadjective

From or in the countryside or connected with it.

Statenoun

Pomp, ceremony, or dignity.

‘The President's body will lie in state at the Capitol.’;

Countryadjective

Of or connected to country music.

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Statenoun

Rank; condition; quality.

Countrynoun

A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.

‘Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred.’; ‘I might have learned this by my last exile,that change of countries cannot change my state.’; ‘Many a famous realmAnd country, whereof here needs no account’;

Statenoun

Condition of prosperity or grandeur; wealthy or prosperous circumstances; social importance.

Countrynoun

Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.

‘As they walked, on their way into the country.’; ‘God made the covatry, and man made the town.’; ‘Only very great men were in the habit of dividing the year between town and country.’;

Statenoun

A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.

Countrynoun

The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: (a) One's constituents. (b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.

‘All the country in a general voiceCried hate upon him.’;

Statenoun

(obsolete) A great person, a dignitary; a lord or prince.

Countrynoun

A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.

Statenoun

(obsolete) Estate, possession.

Countrynoun

The rock through which a vein runs.

Statenoun

A polity.

Countryadjective

Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city.

Statenoun

Any sovereign polity; a national or city-state government.

Countryadjective

Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country manners.

Statenoun

A political division of a federation retaining a notable degree of autonomy, as in the United States or Germany; any province.

Countryadjective

Pertaining, or peculiar, to one's own country.

‘She, bowing herself towards him, laughing the cruel tyrant to scorn, spake in her country language.’;

Statenoun

(obsolete) A form of government other than a monarchy.

Countrynoun

the territory occupied by a nation;

‘he returned to the land of his birth’; ‘he visited several European countries’;

Statenoun

(anthropology) A society larger than a tribe. A society large enough to form a state in the sense of a government.

Countrynoun

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’;

Statenoun

An element of the range of the random variables that define a random process.

Countrynoun

the people who live in a nation or country;

‘a statement that sums up the nation's mood’; ‘the news was announced to the nation’; ‘the whole country worshipped him’;

Stateverb

(transitive) To declare to be a fact.

‘He stated that he was willing to help.’;

Countrynoun

an area outside of cities and towns;

‘his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country’;

Stateverb

(transitive) To make known.

‘State your intentions.’;

Countrynoun

a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography);

‘it was a mountainous area’; ‘Bible country’;

Stateadjective

(obsolete) stately

Countrynoun

a nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory

‘the country's increasingly precarious economic position’; ‘Spain, Italy, and other European countries’;

Statenoun

The circumstances or condition of a being or thing at any given time.

‘State is a term nearly synonymous with "mode," but of a meaning more extensive, and is not exclusively limited to the mutable and contingent.’; ‘Declare the past and present state of things.’; ‘Keep the state of the question in your eye.’;

Countrynoun

the people of a nation

‘the whole country took to the streets’;

Statenoun

Rank; condition; quality; as, the state of honor.

‘Thy honor, state, and seat is due to me.’;

Countrynoun

districts and small settlements outside large urban areas or the capital

‘a country lane’; ‘the airfield is right out in the country’;

Statenoun

Condition of prosperity or grandeur; wealthy or prosperous circumstances; social importance.

‘She instructed him how he should keep state, and yet with a modest sense of his misfortunes.’; ‘Can this imperious lord forget to reign,Quit all his state, descend, and serve again?’;

Countrynoun

an area or region with regard to its physical features

‘a tract of wild country’;

Statenoun

Appearance of grandeur or dignity; pomp.

‘Where least of state there most of love is shown.’;

Countrynoun

a region associated with a particular person, work, or television programme

‘an old mansion in Stevenson's ‘Kidnapped’ country’;

Statenoun

A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.

‘His high throne, . . . under stateOf richest texture spread.’; ‘When he went to court, he used to kick away the state, and sit down by his prince cheek by jowl.’;

Countrynoun

short for country music

Statenoun

Estate; possession.

‘Your state, my lord, again is yours.’;

Country

A country is a distinct territorial body or political entity (i.e. a nation).

Statenoun

A person of high rank.

Statenoun

Any body of men united by profession, or constituting a community of a particular character; as, the civil and ecclesiastical states, or the lords spiritual and temporal and the commons, in Great Britain. Cf. Estate, n., 6.

Statenoun

The principal persons in a government.

‘The bold designPleased highly those infernal states.’;

Statenoun

The bodies that constitute the legislature of a country; as, the States-general of Holland.

Statenoun

A form of government which is not monarchial, as a republic.

‘Well monarchies may own religion's name,But states are atheists in their very fame.’;

Statenoun

A political body, or body politic; the whole body of people who are united under one government, whatever may be the form of the government; a nation.

‘Municipal law is a rule of conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state.’; ‘The Puritans in the reign of Mary, driven from their homes, sought an asylum in Geneva, where they found a state without a king, and a church without a bishop.’;

Statenoun

In the United States, one of the commonwealths, or bodies politic, the people of which make up the body of the nation, and which, under the national constitution, stand in certain specified relations with the national government, and are invested, as commonwealths, with full power in their several spheres over all matters not expressly inhibited.

Statenoun

Highest and stationary condition, as that of maturity between growth and decline, or as that of crisis between the increase and the abating of a disease; height; acme.

‘I do not, brother,Infer as if I thought my sister's stateSecure without all doubt or controversy.’; ‘We hoped to enjoy with ease what, in our situation, might be called the luxuries of life.’; ‘And, O, what man's condition can be worseThan his whom plenty starves and blessings curse?’;

Statenoun

A statement; also, a document containing a statement.

Stateadjective

Stately.

Stateadjective

Belonging to the state, or body politic; public.

Stateverb

To set; to settle; to establish.

‘I myself, though meanest stated,And in court now almost hated.’; ‘Who calls the council, states the certain day.’;

Stateverb

To express the particulars of; to set down in detail or in gross; to represent fully in words; to narrate; to recite; as, to state the facts of a case, one's opinion, etc.

Statenoun

the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state;

‘the state has lowered its income tax’;

Statenoun

the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation;

‘his state is in the deep south’;

Statenoun

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’;

Statenoun

the way something is with respect to its main attributes;

‘the current state of knowledge’; ‘his state of health’; ‘in a weak financial state’;

Statenoun

the federal department in the UnitedStates that sets and maintains foreign policies;

‘the Department of State was created in 1789’;

Statenoun

the territory occupied by a nation;

‘he returned to the land of his birth’; ‘he visited several European countries’;

Statenoun

a state of depression or agitation;

‘he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him’;

Statenoun

(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’;

Stateverb

express in words;

‘He said that he wanted to marry her’; ‘tell me what is bothering you’; ‘state your opinion’; ‘state your name’;

Stateverb

put before;

‘I submit to you that the accused is guilty’;

Stateverb

indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.;

‘Can you express this distance in kilometers?’;

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