associated state

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Synonyms for associated state

a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs

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Under the Compact of Free Association, citizens of the Freely Associated States (Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and the Republic of Palau (ROP) can freely enter the United States and its Insular Areas for education, employment, and training purposes.
The economic boom brought additional Americans, Europeans, Southeast Asians (Chinese, Japanese, Filipinos, Koreans, Thai, Vietnamese, Indians, Laotians, Cambodians, Bangladeshi, Burmese), people from the Americas, South Pacific Islanders, and even more immigrants from the Freely Associated States of Micronesia.
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territories and three Freely Associated States of the Pacific at a federally subsidized price.
Through the coordinated efforts of its members, including representatives of 12 federal agencies, the governors of seven states and territories, and the leaders of the Freely Associated States, the U.