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Definitions of "states"
- Plural form of state. noun
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of state. verb
The word "states" in example sentences
Often, Democratic-voting blue states are \ "donor states\" - they put more dollars into the federal kitty than they get back in benefits.. [Patt Morrison: Is Arnold Governor of a Girly-Man $tate?]
VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '\'Arabs revising peace plan to win Israel backing for 2 states\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Arab states are revising elements of a 2002 peace plan to encourage Israel to agree to the establishment of a demilitarized Palestinian state, the London-based paper Al-Quds al-Arabi reported Wednesday. '. [OpEdNews - Quicklink: 'Arabs revising peace plan to win Israel backing for 2 states']
VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Eliot Spitzer: How to Ground The Street'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'When the attorneys general of all 50 states sought to investigate subprime lending, believing that some lending practices might be toxic, we were blocked by a coalition of the major banks and the Bush administration, which invoked a rarely used statute to preempt the states\' ability to probe.. [OpEdNews - Quicklink: Eliot Spitzer: How to Ground The Street]
Administration officials said the 2003 Medicare law required them to charge the states, in exchange for taking over the states\ 'Medicaid drug costs.. [OpEdNews - Quicklink: States Protest Mandatory Contributions to Drug Plan]
The Webb-Kenyon Act was passed in 1913 to enable the states to close this remaining loophole that essentially discriminated in favor of out-of-state sellers of alcohol and undermined the states¡¦ ability to enforce their laws in dry states.. [The Volokh Conspiracy » WINE WARS, PART 7–WEBB-KENYON ACT:]
And let it be here particularly noted, that this union was a union of states, _as states_.. [The Government Class Book Designed for the Instruction of Youth in the Principles of Constitutional Government and the Rights and Duties of Citizens.]
On the other hand, the union under the constitution is a union, not of the states, as such, but of the _people of the states_.. [The Government Class Book Designed for the Instruction of Youth in the Principles of Constitutional Government and the Rights and Duties of Citizens.]
You say, _that the people of the North would not think it "neighborly and friendly" if "the people of the slave states were to form societies, subsidize presses, make large pecuniary contributions, &c. to burn the beautiful capitals, destroy the productive manufactories, and sink the gallant ships of the northern states_.". [The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus]
Saxony, and America; and the Protestant will see the Catholic states of Belgium, Bavaria, and France, all granting full liberty of conscience -- leaving every creed to settle its tenets with its conscience, and dealing, _as states_, only with citizens, not sects.. [Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry]
The ten least healthy states are all among the "red" states*.. [AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed]
Open Letter to Utah Governor regarding Diebold fraud and collusion with Lt. Gov's office yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Open Letter to Utah Governor regarding Diebold fraud and collusion with Lt. Gov\'s office'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Utah paid Diebold for new voting machines but the evidence clearly shows that Diebold delivered a combination of new and used voting machines, some of which had been rejected after use in other states; and others which were rejected in other states\' acceptance testing. '. [Open Letter to Utah Governor regarding Diebold fraud and collusion with Lt. Gov's office]
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitutions and unacknowledged by our laws, giving his assent to their acts of pretended legislation for quartering large bodies of armed troops among us; for protecting them by a mock trial from punishment for any murders which they should commit on the inhabitants of these states; for cutting off our trade with all parts of the world; for imposing taxes on us without our consent; for depriving us  in many cases of the benefits of trial by jury; for transporting us beyond seas to be tried for pretended offences; for abolishing the free system of English laws in a neighboring province, establishing therein an arbitrary government, and enlarging its boundaries, so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these [_states_] (colonies); for taking away our charters, abolishing our most valuable laws, and altering fundamentally the forms of our governments; for suspending our own legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.. [Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1]
The following passage occurs in it, p. 34: "When the rights reserved by the constitution to the different states are deliberately violated, it is the duty and the right of those states to interfere, in order to check the progress of the evil, to resist usurpation, and to maintain, within their respective limits, those powers and privileges which belong to them as _independent sovereign states_.. [American Institutions and Their Influence]
If a label states that you cannot wash or dry-clean a shade, I would believe it.. [HOME COMFORTS]
A commonly used vegan "gelatin" has come under attack for not being as animal-free as the label states, which is bad news for us marshmallow lovers.. [Maybe I should get a mouth guard or something.]
Dry-clean this fabric unless the label states that it can be washed.. [The Royal Guide to Spot and Stain Removal]