statounitese

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of French étatsunien, Spanish estadounidense, Portuguese estadunidense, and Italian statunitense, equivalent to stato +‎ unite +‎ -ese.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stɑto.uniˈtese/, [stɑto.uniˈteze]
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Adjective[edit]

statounitese (not comparable)

  1. American, US American, United Statesian
    • 1966, Science News Letter, Volume 89, Issues 2-26, p. 20:
      Le statounitese Administration de Alimentos e Pharmacos autorisa — como salve e innocente — le uso de radios X e de radios gamma pro preservar bacon de disjuno in lattas.
      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorizes — as safe and innocuous — the use of X-rays and gamma rays to preserve breakfast bacon in cans.
    • 1972, Spectroscopia Molecular, Issues 249-296, p. 53:
      Un del fontes principal pro le Jornal es le National Standard Reference Data System del statounitese Bureau National de Standardes (NSRDS).
      One of the Journal's principle sources is the National Standard Reference Data System of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards (NSRDS).
    • 2012, Panorama in Interlingua, September-October, p. 24:
      Le anno passate 46 milliones statouniteses esseva povre. [...] Recentemente le autoritate statounitese de censo de population ha constatate que le cifra 46 ha augmentate a 49,1.
      Last year 46 million Americans were poor. [...] Recently the U.S. Census Authority has acknowledged that the number 46 has risen to 49.1.

Noun[edit]

statounitese (plural statouniteses)

  1. American, US American, United Statesian
    • 1959, Science News Letter, Volume 75, p. 404:
      Le Indianos Navajo ha plus basse nivellos de cholesterol in lor sero que le statouniteses non-indian.
      Navajo Indians have lower levels of serum cholesterol than non-Indian U.S. Americans.
    • 2012, Panorama in Interlingua, September-October, p. 24:
      Le anno passate 46 milliones statouniteses esseva povre.
      Last year 46 million U.S. Americans were poor.

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