The particular condition that someone or something is in at a specific time
the current state of the UK economy
people will be invited to state their views
Informal name for Massachusetts.
Informal name for Idaho.
A US state that predominantly votes for or supports the Republican Party
The degree of turbulence at sea, generally measured on a scale of 0 to 9 according to average wave height
Capable of existing in either of two states or conditions
Informal name for Hawaii.
A US state that predominantly votes for or supports the Democratic Party
A city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state
The state of being single, married, divorced, or widowed; a person’s marital status
Informal name for Delaware.
A state of the US in which slavery did not exist
A state in SE Burma (Myanmar), on the border with Thailand; capital, Pa-an. Inaugurated in 1954 as an autonomous state of Burma, the state was given the traditional Karen name of Kawthoolay in 1964, but reverted to Karen after the 1974 constitution limited its autonomy. The people are engaged in armed conflict with the Burmese government in an attempt to gain independence
The government regarded as overprotective or as interfering unduly with personal choice
Informal name for Rhode Island.
Informal name for the US state of Georgia.
A nation or state regarded as breaking international law and posing a threat to the security of other nations
Any of the Southern states of the US in which slavery was legal before the Civil War
The state of matter in which materials are not fluid but retain their boundaries without support, the atoms or molecules occupying fixed positions with respect to each other and unable to move freely
(In the US) the building where the legislature of a state meets
Belonging to, funded by, and controlled by the government
A trial in which prosecution is made by the state
A ceremonial visit to a foreign country by a head of state
A US state where the two major political parties have similar levels of support among voters, viewed as important in determining the overall result of a presidential election
The condition of computer software or hardware being unable to process further instructions while waiting for some event such as the completion of a data transfer
A state of mind that differs from the normal state of consciousness, typically one induced by drugs, hypnosis, or mental disorder
Informal name for Wisconsin.
Informal name for Oregon.
Informal name for Utah.
Any of the slave states that bordered the northern free states during the US Civil War
Informal name for Ohio.
A small neutral country situated between two larger hostile countries and serving to prevent the outbreak of regional conflict
Any of the states of the southern US of which cotton is or was a major product
Informal name for South Dakota.
Informal name for the state of Delaware.
Informal name for the state of New York.
A state whose political or economic system has become so weak that the government is no longer in control
Informal name for New Jersey.
Informal name for California.
Informal name for Minnesota.
Informal name for New Hampshire.
The lowest energy state of an atom or other particle
Informal name for Iowa.
Informal name for Indiana.
An island governed by a single autonomous body
A sovereign state of which most of the citizens or subjects are united also by factors which define a nation, such as language or common descent
Informal name for Connecticut.
Informal name for Louisiana.