from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, of considered in relation to a particular State; state, as distinguished from national.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Of, pertaining to, or existing with reference to, a State of the American Union, as distinguished from the general government.

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  • adjective dated referring to a State of the American Union, in contrast to the general government.
  • adjective Relating to any nation-state.


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state +‎ -al


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  • Development Authority, the para-statal corporation in charge of the project, and would be guaranteed by the governments of Lesotho and

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  • Zambia may be represented by Defense Minister Chitalo Sampa, who is chariman of SADC's inter-statal committee on defense and security, they said.

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  • The Bill makes provision for establishing one single national lottery, run and managed by a non-statal organisation on behalf of the government, Fismer said in a statement.

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  • "I told them to go to hell because Hwange thermal power station is ours and we do what we want with it," said Mugabe, who replaced the entire board of the para-statal Zimbabwe Electricity

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  • A national lottery, governed by a national board, should be owned and controlled by the central government, but its marketing and operation be awarded to a "non-statal" organisation.

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  • Mbeki and F W de Klerk and a host of government, para-statal and private sector bodies and leaders.

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