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in·ter·state

 (ĭn′tər-stāt′)
adj.
Involving, existing between, or connecting two or more states.
n.
One of a national system of expressways connecting major population centers in the United States.

interstate

(ˈɪntəˌsteɪt)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) between or involving two or more of the states of the US, Australia, etc
adv
Austral to or into another state
n
(Civil Engineering) US a motorway crossing between states

in•ter•state

(adj. ˌɪn tərˈsteɪt; n. ˈɪn tərˌsteɪt)

adj.
1. connecting or involving different states.
n.
2. (sometimes cap.) a highway that is part of the nationwide U.S. Interstate Highway System.
[1835–45, Amer.]

interstate

- A highway that is part of the federal network of major roads; despite their name, some interstates do not cross state lines.
See also related terms for highway.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interstate - one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
Adj.1.interstate - involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States; "Interstate Highway Commission"; "interstate highways"; "Interstate Commerce Commission"; "interstate commerce"
intrastate - relating to or existing within the boundaries of a state; "intrastate as well as interstate commerce"
Translations
interétatique

interstate

[ˌɪntəˈsteɪt] ADJ [relations, commerce] → interestatal, entre estados (US) [highway] → interestatal

interstate

adj (US) → zwischen den (US-Bundes)staaten, zwischenstaatlich; interstate highway(Bundes)autobahn f, → Interstate Highway m
n (US) → (Bundes)autobahn f, → Interstate (Highway) m

interstate

[ˌɪntəˈsteɪt] adjfra stati
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