Dikhtyar even took to Page Six, stating that "Naomi hates Russians."
He is actually right in stating in the suit that the citizens of Pennsylvania have been “irreparably harmed.”
For most of us, acknowledging that America has a gun violence problem is stating a fact.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Roesler stood his ground, stating that Germans need “honest answers.”
The authorities have flatly denied using live cartridges, stating that their rifles have only been loaded with rubber bullets.
Hence the antiquary Oldys is incorrect in stating that the use of coffee in England was first known in 1657.
It would be stating it all too mildly to say that Mrs. Green was relieved when they had gone.
King was absent several days, and then returned with the team, stating that Duncan had gone west.
It would be stating it mildly to say that the House was in a tumult.
He wrote to a former classmate whose father was a prominent merchant in Boston, stating his situation and asking advice.
early 13c., "circumstances, temporary attributes of a person or thing, conditions," from Latin status "manner of standing, position, condition," noun of action from past participle stem of stare "to stand" from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Some Middle English senses are via Old French estat (French état; see estate).
The Latin word was adopted into other modern Germanic languages (e.g. German, Dutch staat) but chiefly in the political senses only. Meaning "physical condition as regards form or structure" is attested from late 13c. Meaning "mental or emotional condition" is attested from 1530s (phrase state of mind first attested 1749); colloquial sense of "agitated or perturbed state" is from 1837.
He [the President] shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient. [U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section iii]
"political organization of a country, supreme civil power, government," 1530s, from state (n.1); this sense grew out of the meaning "condition of a country" with regard to government, prosperity, etc. (late 13c.), from Latin phrases such as status rei publicæ "condition of the republic." Often in phrase church and state, which is attested from 1580s.
The sense of "semi-independent political entity under a federal authority" (as in the United States of America) is from 1856; the British North American colonies occasionally were called states as far back as 1630s. The states has been short for "the United States of America" since 1777; hence stateside (1944), World War II U.S. military slang. State rights in U.S. political sense is attested from 1798; form states rights is first recorded 1858.
1590s, "to set in a position," from state (n.1); the sense of "declare in words" is first attested 1640s, from the notion of "placing" something on the record. Related: Stated; stating.
A condition or situation; status.