status

[ stey-tuh s, stat-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF status
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These things are mentioned to establish my status in the premises.

There was no especial need of deciding which one of them marked his present status.

They give a new position to the rural community and to the farmer's status in it.

Rather than that, we should prefer a hundred times the present status.

But what was to be her reception there, what her status, what her fortunes?

Every single one that is removed improves the status of our people.

If the evolution in the status of woman does not point to the franchise it is meaningless.

Woman suffrage is in harmony with the evolution in the status of women.

Citizenship is a condition or status and has no relation to age or sex.

Of all the chapters of that Law the most important is that which is concerned with the status of Females.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, "height," later "legal standing of a person" (1791), from Latin status "condition, position, state, manner, attitude," from stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Sense of "social or professional standing" is from 1820. Status symbol first recorded 1955.

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