associated state


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Noun1.associated state - a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairsassociated state - a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
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The ship bearing the flag of Marshall Islands - which is an associated state with and is provided protection by the US - had been looking to cross through the strait until being detained due to financial disagreements with Iran's ports authority, the source said.
In 1952, they got a unique status called Free Associated State, under which they are internally self-governing.
In the associated state championships, the Western Kentucky team placed first for Kentucky in both the mine rescue and the bench competitions.
Puerto Rico became a Commonwealth (Free Associated State in Spanish) in 1952, and in subsequent referendums this status has won by a narrow margin over US Statehood, with votes for independence achieving no more than 5%.
The students will then spend two days at the camps and the associated state museum's education centre.
We examined specific "voter guides" put out in the past by some of FOF's associated state groups.
The delivery of this procurement is meant to be a ~pilot~ that will form the basis for monitoring other types of objects with associated state.

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