A small state, especially one that is closely affiliated to or has emerged from the break-up of a larger state.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of statelet in:
- The US English dictionary