Translation of "state" - English-Spanish dictionary

state

noun /steɪt/ us /steɪt/

the condition that something or someone is in

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

one of the parts that some countries are divided into

estado
Alaska is the largest state in the US.
the state

the government of a country

el estado
financial help from the state
verb /steɪt/ us /steɪt/ present participle stating, past tense and past participle stated

to officially say or write something

exponer, declarar, afirmar
The medical report stated that he was mentally ill.

(Translation of “state” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

state

noun /steit/

the condition in which a thing or person is

estado
the bad state of the roads
The room was in an untidy state
He inquired about her state of health
What a state you’re in!
He was not in a fit state to take the class.

a country considered as a political community, or, as in the United States, one division of a federation

estado
The Prime Minister visits the Queen once a week to discuss affairs of state
The care of the sick and elderly is considered partly the responsibility of the state
(also adjective) The railways are under state control
state-controlled / owned industries.

ceremonial dignity and splendour/splendor

de gala, ceremonia
The Queen, wearing her robes of state, drove in a horse-drawn coach to Westminster
(also adjective) state occasions/banquets.
stately adjective

noble, dignified and impressive in appearance or manner

señorial, majestuoso
She is tall and stately
a stately home.
stateliness noun

majestuosidad
stately home noun

(in Britain) a large house of historical interest in the country, especially one that the public can visit.

Casa Solariega
statesman /ˈsteits-/ noun (plural statesmen)

a person who plays an important part in the government of a state.

hombre de estado
statesmanlike /ˈsteits-/ adjective

showing the qualities of a good statesman.

una persona ejemplar
statesmanship /ˈsteits-/ noun

skill in directing the affairs of a state

liderazgo
He demonstrated great statesmanship duting the negotiations.
get into a state

to become very upset or anxious

estar ansioso, molesto
She got into a right state when her daughter did not come home from school at the usual time.
lie in state

(of a corpse) to be laid in a place of honour for the public to see, before burial.

estar en un lugar de honor para que el público lo vea (cadáver)
state of matter noun

(chemistry) one of the major conditions in which matter exists. Traditionally these are: solid, liquid, and gas

Estado de Materia
The transformation of one state of matter into another state is called a phase transition.

(Translation of “state” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)