stateless

[ steyt-lis ]
/ ˈsteɪt lɪs /

adjective

lacking nationality.
Finance. of, relating to, or consisting of any currency deposited in banks outside the country of original issue.

Origin of stateless

First recorded in 1600–10; state + -less

Related forms

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

statelessness, noun
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