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The status of being a state, especially of the United States, rather than being a territory or dependency.


(ˈsteɪt hʊd)

the status or condition of being a state, esp. a state of the U.S.
[1865–70, Amer.]


[ˈsteɪthʊd] N (= independence) → independencia f; (as federal state) → categoría f de estado


nEigenstaatlichkeit f; to achieve statehoodein eigener or selbstständiger Staat werden; when was Alaska granted statehood?wann wurde Alaska zum Bundesstaat erklärt?
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The absurd and irrational statements of Milorad Dodik in which he challenges the statehood of Bosnia and Herzegovina and misconstrues the true status of the entity of Republika Srpska by calling it a "state", are dangerous acts of invoking unconstitutional and unlawful acts,' ZvizdiA stressed.
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