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stateless

[ steyt-lis ]
/ ˈsteɪt lɪs /
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adjective
lacking nationality.
Finance. of, relating to, or consisting of any currency deposited in banks outside the country of original issue.
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Origin of stateless

First recorded in 1600–10; state + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM stateless

state·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stateless

stateless
/ (ˈsteɪtlɪs) /

adjective
without nationalitystateless persons
without a state or states
mainly British without ceremonial dignity

Derived forms of stateless

statelessness, noun
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