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statehood

noun [U] uk   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.
Translations of “statehood”
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家地位, 州(或邦)的地位…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家地位, 州(或邦)的地位…
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