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status quo

 (kwō)
n.
The existing condition or state of affairs.

[Latin status quō, state in which : status, state + quō, in which, ablative of quī, which.]

status quo

(kwəʊ)
n
the status quo the existing state of affairs
[literally: the state in which]

sta′tus quo′

(kwoʊ)
n.
the existing state or condition. Also called sta′tus in quo′.
[1825–35; < Latin: literally, state in which]

status quo

A Latin phrase meaning the state in which, used to mean the existing state of affairs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.status quo - the existing state of affairs
situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
Translations
status quo
status quo
vallitseva tila
status quo
現状
현상
status quo
สถานภาพปัจจุบัน
hiện trạng

status quo

[ˌsteɪtəsˈkwəʊ] n
the status quo → le statu quostatus report nrapport m d'étapestatus symbol n (showing social success)signe m de réussite sociale; (showing financial success)signe m extérieur de richesse

status quo

nStatus quo m

status quo

n the status quolo statu quo

status quo

الوَضْعُ الرَّاهِن status quo status quo Status quo καθεστώς status quo vallitseva tila statu quo status quo status quo 現状 현상 status-quo status quo status quo status quo статус-кво status quo สถานภาพปัจจุบัน statüko hiện trạng 现状
References in classic literature ?
It is what my boss, the judge, sometimes calls a 'statu quo.
The militia is drilling into a 'statu quo,' and the press is enlightening mankind with a 'semper eadem.
I must inform her of my conclusion, that thinking over the terrible position in which she has placed her family, all other solutions will be worse for both sides than an external status quo, and that such I agree to retain, on the strict condition of obedience on her part to my wishes, that is to say, cessation of all intercourse with her lover.
Quo in loco alter de duobus Paganorum regibus et quinque comites occisi occubuerunt, et multa millia Paganae partis in eodem loco.
The cycle ends in a condition of quiescence, or of such action as tends only to preserve the status quo.
They bring the body, and we pay the price,' he used to say, dwelling on the alliteration - 'QUID PRO QUO.
then demanded he of the assembly, with the majestic tone of Neptune pronouncing the Quos ego.
For me, a quo warranto can affect all of us because it sets a dangerous precedent,' she said in Filipino in an interview at the ADP Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Talk.
To be more specific, the potential questions would revolve around quo warranto against a sitting Supreme Court Chief Justice (CJ) and impeachment of a CJ.
Even while the process of impeaching Sereno was currently underway at the House of Representatives, Calida filed a petition for quo warranto in the Supreme Court.
Alvarez, however, said the ongoing impeachment process and the quo warranto petition are two separate causes of action that can proceed independently of each other.
He told us all about his career and who Status Quo were.