member state

member state (plural member states)

  1. A sovereign state which is a member of some kind of confederation of other such states.
    ''As of 1st January 2007 the European Union will have 27 member states.
  • member country
  • French: état membre
  • German: Mitgliedsstaat, Mitgliedsland
  • Italian: stato membro
  • Russian: государство-член
  • Spanish: estado miembro

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