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state

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1 noun conditionstaid fem2  c m ucaoi fem4  c m udóigh fem2  c m uthe current state of the country staid reatha na tírethis is a sorry state of affairs is bocht an scéal é seo 2 noun physical bail fem2  c m ucaoi fem4  c m udóigh fem2  c m uriocht masc3  c m uthey left the hall in a terrible state d'fhág siad an-drochbhail ar an hallaWhat state's the garden in? Cén dóigh atá ar an ngairdín?leave this room in the same state you found it fág an seomra seo sa riocht ina bhfuair tú éthe hotel is in a state of disrepair tá drochbhail ar an óstán, tá an t-óstán ag titim as a chéile
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3 noun untidiness, disorderthe house was in a right state bhí an teach bunoscionn, bhí an teach ina phraiseach 4 noun mind, health he's in no fit state to be driving níor chóir dó bheith ag tiomáintI'm worried about his state of health tá imní orm faoina shláintethe attack left us in a state of terror bhí sceimhle orainn mar gheall ar an ionsaímental state staid mheabhrach 5 noun informal upset, agitatedhe worked himself up into a state about it d'éirigh sé an-oibrithe faoithe poor woman was in a terrible state when she heard about it bhí an bhean bhocht go mór trína chéile nuair a chuala sí faoi 6 noun machine settingstaid fem2  c m u 7 noun SCI molecularstaid fem2  c m uchange of state athrú staide 8 noun GOV, GEOG separate country under single governmentstát masc1  c m ua member state of the European Union ballstát den Aontas Eorpach 9 noun GOV country's governmentan stát  c m u a matter of state gnó de chuid an stáit church and state an eaglais agus an státstate education oideachas stáit 10 noun GOV, GEOG administrative regionstát masc1  c m u 11 noun GOV within larger country stát masc1  c m uthe state capital príomhchathair an stáit 12 noun POL official
modifierstáit  c m uoifigiúil adj2  c m uthe President paid a state visit to America thug an tUachtarán cuairt stáit ar Mheiriceáthere was a state reception at Áras an Uachtaráin bhí fáilte oifigiúil in Áras an Uachtaráin
the body lay in state luigh an corp faoi ghradam stáit
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13 verb declare TRANSITIVEcuir in iúl VPabair verb  c m uluaigh verb  c m umaígh verb  c m ushe stated her reasons for leaving chuir sí na fáthanna a raibh sí ag imeacht in iúlhe publicly stated his support for the party dúirt sé go poiblí go raibh sé ag tacú leis an bpáirtíthey were simply stating their opinion on the issue ní raibh siad ach ag tabhairt a gcuid tuairimí ar an gceisthe was only stating what other people think ní dhearna sé ach an rud a cheapann daoine eile a ráas stated on page 6 mar a luaitear ar leathanach 6, mar atá luaite ar leathanach 6 to state the obvious chun an rud is léir do gach duine a rá 14 verb specify in speech, writing TRANSITIVEluaigh verb  c m ucuir in iúl VPstate here the days you will be available luaigh anseo na laethanta a bheidh tú ar fáil 15 verb LAW present case TRANSITIVEsonraigh verb  c m uthe lawyer stated the case shonraigh an dlíodóir an cás 16 verb contain particular statement TRANSITIVEthe law states that this action is illegal luaitear sa dlí go bhfuil an beart seo mídhleathach, tá an beart seo mídhleathach de réir an dlíthe report stated that education is a priority mhaígh an tuairisc gur tosaíocht é an t-oideachas 17 verb MUS play, introduce a piece TRANSITIVEléirigh verb  c m ucuir i láthair VP  c m uthe violins state the theme at the beginning of the piece cuireann na veidhlíní an téama i láthair ag tús an phíosa

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