statelessness
noun see stateless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Statelessness — is the legal and social concept of a person lacking belonging (or a legally enforceable claim) to any recognised state. Statelessness is not always the same as lack of citizenship. De jure statelessness is where there exists no recognised state… …   Wikipedia

  • statelessness — stateless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not recognized as a citizen of any country. DERIVATIVES statelessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • statelessness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being stateless : the condition of being without citizenship in any country methods by which statelessness may be eliminated advt …   Useful english dictionary

  • statelessness — See stateless. * * * …   Universalium

  • statelessness — noun The property of being stateless …   Wiktionary

  • statelessness — n. lack of statehood; condition of being without citizenship, condition of having no nationality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • statelessness — state·less·ness …   English syllables

  • statelessness — See: stateless …   English dictionary

  • 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness — Statelessness Reduction Convention Stateless Palestinian Refugees, 1948 Signed 30 August 1961 Location New York City Effective 13 December 1975 Condition Fulfilled Parties 40 …   Wikipedia

  • stateless — statelessness, n. /stayt lis/, adj. 1. lacking nationality. 2. Finance. of, pertaining to, or consisting of any currency deposited in banks outside the country of original issue. [1600 10; STATE + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

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