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status

sta·tus

status

 
pronunciation:
stae ts [or] steI ts
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person's position or level in comparison with the position of other people.
His status rose when he got the new job.
 
synonyms:
rank
similar words:
grade, level
definition 2: a person's condition in the view of the law.
What is his marital status? Is he married or single?The company checked her immigration status before hiring her.
 
Word Parts
The word status contains the following part:
sta, stat, stant, -stance Latin and Greek root that means stand, standing, stablize
synonyms:
sist