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Differences between British and American English: state
In the UK, the adjective state usually means paid for by the government: a state pension. In the US, state usually refers to the individual states of the United States, or to their governments, laws, taxes etc: ♦ the state fair ♦ state income tax. In the UK and the US, state can also be a noun meaning a country or a national government: ♦ the member states of the EU.