There are 2 translations of state in Spanish:

state1

Pronunciation: /steɪt/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (condition) estado (m) liquid/solid state estado líquido/sólido state of siege/war estado de sitio/guerra state of emergency estado de emergencia state of readiness estado de alerta State of the Union message (AmE) mensaje (m) or informe (m) presidencial sobre el estado de la Nación it's in a poor state of repair está en bastante mal estado state of health (estado (m) de) salud (f) state of mind estado de ánimo I was in no (fit) state to make a decision no estaba en condiciones de tomar una decisión what a (dreadful) state of affairs! ¡qué situación tan lamentable! the state of play (BrE) la situación, el estado de cosas 1.2 (poor condition) [colloquial/familiar] just look at the state of your fingernails! ¡mira cómo tienes esas uñas! my bedroom's in a state tengo el dormitorio hecho un caos, tengo el dormitorio patas (para) arriba [familiar/colloquial] she always leaves the kitchen in a state siempre deja la cocina hecha un asco [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (anxious condition) [colloquial/familiar] to be in/get (oneself) into a state about sth estar*/ponerse* nervioso por algo don't get yourself into such a state! ¡no te pongas así!
  • 2 2.1 c (division of country) estado (m) the State of Texas el estado de Tejas the States los Estados Unidos (before n) state highway (AmE) autopista (f) del estado [law/taxes/police] (in (US) ) del estado, estatal state line (in (US) ) límite (m) del estado state prison (AmE) prisión (f) estatal State Representative (AmE) [Pol] Representante (mf) del Estado state university universidad (f) estatal 2.2 c [Pol] (nation) estado (m) independent state estado independiente (before n) state apartmentsaposentos donde se recibe a monarcas o altos funcionarios state banquet banquete (m) de gala state visit visita (f) oficial, visita (f) de estado
  • 3 u c [Govt] estado (m) affairs of state asuntos (mpl) de estado Church and State la Iglesia y el Estado (before n) (esp BrE) estatal state aid subvención (f) estatal or del gobierno state education enseñanza (f) pública state pension pensión (f) del estado state school escuela (f) pública or estatal or del estado the state sector el sector estatal or público state security seguridad (f) nacional
  • 4 u (pomp) to lie in state yacer* en capilla ardiente to dine in state cenar con mucha ceremonia (before n) state occasion ocasión (f) solemne

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Word of the day cátedra
f
professorship …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of state in Spanish:

state2

vt

  • [person] exponer*; [problem] plantear, exponer* [name/address] (in writing) escribir*, consignar [formal]; (orally) decir*; [law/document] establecer*, estipular I'm merely stating the facts simplemente estoy exponiendo los hechos you have half an hour to state your case tiene media hora para exponer su caso he stated that he had seen her there earlier afirmó haberla visto antes allí to state one's views dar* su ( or mi etc) opinión, exponer* su ( or mi etc) punto de vista he clearly stated that he would not stand for election dijo or manifestó claramente que no se presentaría a las elecciones the contract states that … el contrato establece or estipula que … as stated in the minutes como figura or consta en las actas as stated above como se indica más arriba

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Word of the day cátedra
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.