Meaning of STATUS in English

n.1 rank, social position, relation to others, relative importance (not sure of their status in the hierarchy).

2 a superior social etc. position (considering your status in the business).

3 Law a person's legal standing which determines his or her rights and duties, e.g. citizen, alien, commoner, civilian, etc.

4 the position of affairs (let me know if the status changes).

Phrases and idioms:

status symbol a possession etc. taken to indicate a person's high status.

Etymology: L, standing f. stare stand

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.