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verb [transitive]     state pronunciation in American English
/steɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theystate
he/she/itstates
present participlestating
past tensestated
past participlestated
  1. 1
    to express something in speech or writing, especially in a definite or formal way

    “Cheryl is going back with me,” George stated firmly.

    The candidates stated their case in a series of meetings.

    state that:

    He stated that the project would be completed by April.

    state a fact/opinion:

    I’m not making excuses: I’m simply stating a fact.

    state the obvious (=say what is already clear):

    Aitken, to state the obvious, is not a popular figure.

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