Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a state (geopolitical entity).

Etymologies

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state +ā€Ž -like

Examples

  • Rimensnyder identifies the basic irony here -- that it was the preferences of local Democrats that led to the city's citylike rather than statelike treatment: It's so contrary to the thinking now, which is that we want to be a state.

    Why does the D.C. Council have 13 members?

  • I'm an American progressive, and just as I consider it imperative to criticize the acts and choices of my own country at times, so too do I see it as an act of friendship to do the same for a statelike Israel.

    Pachacutec: Who's A Friend of Israel?

  • Of the wins INC had, the Delhi win seems to be most significant, as it is the national capital state, and where voters came out in large numbers - in favor of the outgoing government led by Sheila Dixit, which improved the statelike anything - without being swayed away by a highly emotional campaign unleashed by BJP highlighting terrorist attacks.

    Prior to Parliament Election, Congress Surges Ahead in Mini Polls

  • Except that if Maryland does not want to take them, than I do not think that we should jump through hoops to make a state or a statelike situation.

    One of the Few Things Iā€™m With the White House On « Whatever

  • AC requires statelike PDAs to defend capitalist property.

    Benjamin Tucker on Anarcho-Capitalism

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