Definitions English

  • Un état mental ou émotionnel : dans un État maniaque.
    A mental or emotional condition: in a manic state.
  • Informel un état d'excitation ou de détresse.
    Informal A condition of excitement or distress.
  • La condition d'un système physique en ce qui concerne la phase, de forme, de composition ou de structure de physique : la glace est à l'état solide de l'eau.
    Physics The condition of a physical system with regard to phase, form, composition, or structure: Ice is the solid state of water.
  • Social position or rank.
  • Ceremony; pomp: foreign leaders dining in state at the White House.
  • The supreme public power within a sovereign political entity.
  • The sphere of supreme civil power within a given polity: matters of state.
  • A specific mode of government: the socialist state.
  • A body politic, especially one constituting a nation: the states of Eastern Europe.
  • One of the more or less internally autonomous territorial and political units composing a federation under a sovereign government: the 48 contiguous states of the Union.
  • Of or relating to a body politic or to an internally autonomous territorial or political unit constituting a federation under one government: a monarch dealing with state matters; the department that handles state security.
  • Owned and operated by a state: state universities.
  • To set forth in words; declare.