Definition of state system in English:

state system


  • 1A system of education run by the State; especially (chiefly British) one in which free primary and secondary education is provided by state schools.

  • 2A political system in which a number of states or nations unite in recognizing each other's local sovereignty, with the object of preserving an international balance of power.


Early 19th century. From state + system.


state system

/ˈsteɪt ˌsɪstɪm/