State and Situation


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State noun – A body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government.
Situation is a synonym for state in condition topic. In some cases you can use "Situation" instead a noun "State", when it comes to topics like circumstances, circumstance, provisions, be. popular alternative
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Synonyms for State


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Situation noun – Position with regard to conditions and circumstances.
Usage example: the school's situation is improving with additional financial help

State is a synonym for situation in circumstances topic. You can use "State" instead a noun "Situation", if it concerns topics such as position, condition, circumstance, provisions. popular alternative
Nearby Words: situate, situated, situating
Synonyms for Situation

How words are described

ideal ideal state ideal situation
good good state good situation
similar similar state similar situation
normal normal state normal situation
Other adjectives: right, present, current, true, single, actual, entire, bad, general, military, different, worse.
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