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Translation of "state" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of state from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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