Bedeutung von “state” im Essential English Dictionary

state

noun /steɪt/

the condition that something or someone is in:

the state of the economy
Ben was in a state of shock after the fire.
The building is in a terrible state.

also State one of the parts that some countries are divided into:

Alaska is the largest state in the US
the state

the government of a country:

financial help from the state

(Definition von “state noun” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)