Is the intended usage of the word “state” a verb or noun

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From: darren-edward

Dear Department of Internal Affairs,

Good Day, I wish to ask a question in relation to a word being used in the printout ie: the word “state” used in the sentence, “(If twin, state whether older or younger)”. Is the intended usage of the word “state” a verb or noun.

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Thank you for your email.

In that context it is a verb.

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