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out-of-state

[out-uh v-steyt] /ˈaʊt əvˈsteɪt/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or from another state of the U.S.:
a car with an out-of-state license plate; out-of-state vacationers.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35, Americanism
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  • It is illegal for facilities to process out-of-state containers, since a state's beverage industry is paying back those deposits.
  • About half to two-thirds fall to out-of-state and foreign shooters.
  • out-of-state executives at private-equity and venture-capital firms would also be targeted.
  • All they did, however, was provoke a backlash against out-of-state meddling.
  • One important aspect in this case can be contribution of this fund for out-of-state students in higher education.
  • Whether it's for an out-of-state move or a road trip, a rental car can make traveling a lot easier.
  • Universities offering in-state tuition to out-of-state students.
  • They can also apply the funds toward the cost of an out-of-state or private college.
  • Over all, the university's yield held steady, though its yield for out-of-state students dipped slightly.
  • Those students usually end up paying the higher, out-of-state tuition rate.

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