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state

adjective [before noun] ( also State)
 
 
/steɪt/ GOVERNMENT
provided, owned, or done by the government of a country: state companies/enterprises/monopolies The main ports are owned by state economic enterprises. state education/a state school state subsidies
relating to a particular state of a country, especially the US: state agencies/employees/legislature
Translations of “state”
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家的, 政府的, 州的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家的, 政府的, 州的…
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