steI t@s [or] stae t@s
definition 1: a person’s position or rank in relation to others or in the view of others.
example: He feels that his status, now that he is a limousine driver, is higher than it was when he was driving a taxi.
example: The report suggested that male police officers are granted a higher status by society than women police officers.
definition 2: a person’s condition as determined by law.
example: According to his immigration status as a refugee, he is allowed to work in this country.
example: Her marital status changed last year when she got a divorce.
definition 3: state of affairs; stage of development or progress.
example: She called to find out the status of her job application.
example: The new government hoped to change the status of the poor.
example: After he abandoned his family, he rarely thought about the status of his children.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun status (definition 1)
VERB + status: achieve ~ , gain ~ , acquire ~ , enhance one’s ~ , maintain one’s ~ , elevate one’s ~ , reflect one’s ~ , seek ~
MODIFIER + status: social ~ , socio-economic ~ , celebrity ~ , high ~ , lofty ~ , elevated ~ , equal ~
Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun status (definition 2)
VERB + status: grant ~ , award ~ , determine ~ , verify ~ , attain ~ , maintain ~ , indicate ~
MODIFIER + status: marital ~ , immigration ~ , employment ~ , refugee ~ , dependent ~