Definition of statelet in English:


Syllabification: state·let
Pronunciation: /ˈstātlit


  • A small state, especially one that is closely affiliated with or has emerged from the breakup of a larger state.
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    • None of these statelets has a seat at the United Nations.
    • This program has shattered the very existence of the nominally independent statelets set up in the 1970s and 1980s.
    • During the negotiations in Geneva, GAM leaders took a step toward dropping their previous demand for an independent statelet in northern Sumatra.

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