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statehoodnoun [U]

uk   /ˈsteɪt.hʊd/  us   /ˈsteɪt.hʊd/
the condition of being a country or a part of a large country that has its own government: The US-Mexican War of 1846–48 was sparked by a dispute over Texas statehood.
(Definition of statehood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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statehoodnoun [U]

 us   /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.
social studies Statehood is also the condition of being a country: the struggle for Palestinian statehood
(Definition of statehood from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “statehood”
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家地位, 州(或邦)的地位…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家地位, 州(或邦)的地位…
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