microstate

[ mahy-kroh-steyt ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌsteɪt /

noun


Nearby words

  1. microsporocyte,
  2. microsporogenesis,
  3. microsporophyll,
  4. microsporum,
  5. microstat,
  6. microstethoscope,
  7. microstomatous,
  8. microstomia,
  9. microstress,
  10. microstructure

Origin of microstate

First recorded in 1965–70; micro- + state

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British Dictionary definitions for microstate

microstate

/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsteɪt) /

noun

a very small nation that is an internationally-recognized sovereign stateAlso called: mini-state
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