unstate

[ uhn-steyt ]
/ ʌnˈsteɪt /

verb (used with object), un·stat·ed, un·stat·ing.

Archaic. to deprive (a person) of office or rank.
Obsolete. to deprive (a nation, government, etc.) of its character or dignity as a state.

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Origin of unstate

First recorded in 1580–90; un-2 + state
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