Spanish translation of “state”
state noun /steit/
› the condition in which a thing or person is
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
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
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
She is tall and stately a stately home. stateliness noun ›
stately home noun › (in Britain) a large house of historical interest in the country, especially one that the public can visit.
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
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.