Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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1. the contextual condition of an organism or object.

2. society with a strong central government and professional ruling class not based on kinship affiliation.

3. in behavioral studies, the behavior that an animal is involved in; for example, a baboon walking is a state of ongoing behavior.

Cf. event.

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