State Department


State Department
One of the executive departments of the United States government, headed by the Secretary of State, principally charged with the management of foreign affairs and foreign trade relations. 54 Am J1st US § 48.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • State Department — State De.partment n the State Department the US government department that deals with anything connected with foreign countries …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • State Department — State De|part|ment [ steɪt dɪ pɑ:tmənt ], das; [s]: Außenministerium der USA. * * * State Department   [ steɪt dɪ pɑːtmənt] das, , seit 1789 Bezeichnung des Außenministeriums der USA, das vom Secretary of State geleitet wird. * * * State… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • State Department — ☆ State Department n. the department of the executive branch of the U.S. government in charge of relations with foreign countries …   English World dictionary

  • State Department — (izg. stȇjt dipártment) m DEFINICIJA pol. državno ministarstvo, upravno tijelo administracije SAD a ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • State Department — noun 1. the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies (Freq. 4) the Department of State was created in 1789 • Syn: ↑Department of State, ↑United States Department of State, ↑State, ↑DoS • Hype …   Useful english dictionary

  • State Department — Außenministerium Eingerichtet: 27. Juli 1789 Minister Hillary Clinton Stellvertreter James Steinberg Jacob Lew Haushalt: 9,96 Mrd (2004) $ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • State Department — Département d État des États Unis Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ministre des affaires étrangères. Sceau du département d État des États Unis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • State Department — ♦♦♦ N PROPER: the N In the United States, the State Department is the government department that is concerned with foreign affairs. Officials at the State Department say the issue is urgent. ...a senior State Department official …   English dictionary

  • state department — See State Department; state agency …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • State Department — State De,partment in the U.S., the government department that manages the country s relations with other countries. The SECRETARY OF STATE is the head of this department …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • State Department — State De|part|ment [ steit di pɑ:tmənt] das; <engl. amerik.; zu engl. state »Staat« u. department »Ministerium«> das Außenministerium der Vereinigten Staaten …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch


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