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English definition of “statehood”


noun [U]    /ˈsteɪt·hʊd/ social studies
the condition of being a political unit within a country , for example within the U.S: Both Alaska and Hawaii achieved statehood in 1959. Statehood is also the condition of being a country : the struggle for Palestinian statehood
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