Meaning of STATUS in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ steɪtəs ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


Your status is your social or professional position.

People of higher status tend more to use certain drugs.

...women and men of wealth and status.

...his wife’s former status as his secretary.

N-UNCOUNT : usu with supp


Status is the importance and respect that someone has among the public or a particular group.

Nurses are undervalued, and they never enjoy the same status as doctors...



The status of something is the importance that people give it.

Those things that can be assessed by external tests are being given unduly high status...

= importance



A particular status is an official description that says what category a person, organization, or place belongs to, and gives them particular rights or advantages.

Bristol regained its status as a city in the local government reorganisation.

...his status as a British citizen...

N-UNCOUNT : with supp


The status of something is its state of affairs at a particular time.

What is your current financial status?...

N-UNCOUNT : with supp

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