A yearly address delivered in January by the president of the US to Congress, giving the administration’s view of the state of the nation and plans for legislation: she will be attending the State of the Union as the guest of the first lady [as modifier]: the State of the Union address
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- US President George Bush delivered the annual State of the Union address yesterday.
- First, CIA approved the President's State of the Union address before it was delivered.
- In his State of the Union message in January 1949 he put forward his Point Four and Fair Deal programs.
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