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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([dagger]) The freely associated states are the sovereign nations that have signed compacts of free association with the United States (Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau).
Sixty jurisdictions, including all 50 states, two local jurisdictions, and eight territories and freely associated states, reported a total of 29,789 persons monitored, with >99% completing 21-day monitoring with no loss to follow-up exceeding 48 hours.
Status of citizens of the freely associated states of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands fact sheet.
territories, and Freely Associated States * voluntarily report outbreaks of recreational water-associated illness to CDC.