associated state

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.associated state - a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairsassociated state - a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
To that end, the city has issued a request for proposals from qualified firms able to demonstrate experience needed to carry out: an analysis of housing needs through 2040, a compilation of associated residential buildable lands inventory compliant with Statewide Planning Goal 10 and other state laws, and an economic opportunities analysis and strategy also through 2040 and compliant with Statewide Planning Goal 9 and associated state law.
It is one of the smallest nations in terms of size in the Western Hemisphere, and is an Associated State of the United Kingdom with Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported almost $4.9 billion in sports handle in 2017, with $249 million in GGR and about $17 million in associated state tax revenue.
This document imagined an 'asymmetrical compact of free association' that is more akin to associated states like Puerto Rico or the free associated state of Palau, which are attached to the United States but enjoying nation-state status.
The ship bearing the flag of Marshall Islands - which is an associated state with and is provided protection by the US - had been looking to cross through the strait until being detained due to financial disagreements with Iran's ports authority, the source said.
In 1952, they got a unique status called Free Associated State, under which they are internally self-governing.
Puerto Rico became a Commonwealth (Free Associated State in Spanish) in 1952, and in subsequent referendums this status has won by a narrow margin over US Statehood, with votes for independence achieving no more than 5%.
The students will then spend two days at the camps and the associated state museum's education centre.
We examined specific "voter guides" put out in the past by some of FOF's associated state groups.
The one US jurisdiction that has the right to declare independence is Puerto Rico, which has a unique status as a "freely associated state" in which the people do not get to vote for the US president but also do not pay federal income taxes.

Full browser ?