Definition of Statal

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



Definition of Statal

1. Adjective. (dated) referring to a State of the American Union, in contrast to the general government. ¹

2. Adjective. Relating to any nation-state. ¹

3. Adjective. (linguistics) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Statal

1. pertaining to a national government [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Statal

stashie
stashies
stashing
stashy
stasima
stasimon
stasis
stat
stat dec
stat mi
statable
statal (current term)
statant
statant(ip)
statarianly
statary
statcoulomb
state
state's attorney
state's evidence
state-controlled
state-of-the-art
state-sponsored terrorism
state-supported
state attorney
state bank

Literary usage of Statal

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1. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"Where we might upon the first thought expect to find a statal passive form with ... The statal passive forms a complete conjugation in all the moods and ..."

2. Latin America Today by Pablo González Casanova (1993)
"Underlying the discussion on rescuing the social from the statal, we find the imperative of incorporating the micro-social into the macro-social if we want ..."

3. Opinion of Attorney General Bates on Citizenship by Edward Bates (1863)
"And thus Mr. Wirt was in a manner invited to consider the question rather in a statal than a national point of view; and hence we ought not to be surprised ..."

4. Catalogue by Dartmouth College, Florida Southern College (1906)
"This course is designed to give students a knowledge of the general principles of the Constitutional Law of the United States, both federal and statal. ..."

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