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  1. state

    • IPA[steɪt]

    英式

    • n.
      the particular condition that someone or something is in at a specific time;a physical condition as regards internal or molecular form or structure
    • v.
      express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing;specify the facts of (a case) for consideration
    • verb: state, 3rd person present: states, gerund or present participle: stating, past tense: stated, past participle: stated

    • noun: state, plural noun: states

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    • 1. express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing the report stated that more than 51 per cent of voters failed to participate ‘Money hasn't changed me,’ she stated firmly
    • specify the facts of (a case) for consideration judges must give both sides an equal opportunity to state their case
    • 2. present or introduce (a theme or melody) in a composition a bold theme is stated at the beginning, driving the entire ten-minute allegro