status quo


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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 ?
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.
Year Five pupil Mohammed Abusalama said: "It was great to get to hold the instruments and join in with the drummer from Status Quo - I'm not sure who he is but my teacher Mrs Ramsey said he is awesome and was in a brilliant band.
BRUSSELS, Oct 27 (KUNA) -- Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas expressed fear Monday that situation in Palestinian territories could deteriorate further because of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyha's intention to change status quo of the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, Islam's third holiest site.
PREVIEW Status Quo WOLVERHAMPTON CIVIC HALL FOLLOWING the success of the Aquostic album which gave the band a top five hit and a special one-off gig at London's Roundhouse, Status Quo are undertaking a short UK acoustic tour.
Then the penny dropped - the landmark revelation was a concert by, er, wrinkly rockers Status Quo.
Conservatism" is here understood as the political doctrine that the status quo enjoys pride of place and that policies and procedures that involve substantial change from the accepted ways are to be met with skepticism and mistrust.
No let up for Quo VETERAN rockers Status Quo were rocking all over the Toon last night - or the Metro Radio Arena at the very least.
At a joint press conference with the US secretary of state, he added that the King briefed Kerry on Jordan's position that calls for preserving the status quo in Jerusalem and respecting the Hashemite custodianship of the holy sites in line with the peace treaty between Jordan and Israel.
Brocade has announced that UAE based IT infrastructure and solutions provider Emitac Enterprise Solutions (EES), has been presented with its 'Partner Status Quo Breaker' award.
STATUS Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt plans to make a surprise return to the stage in a week's time after his latest health scare.
Let's summarize the tale: the government stepped on the toes of the "global status quo," after which the global status quo pushed the button to bring the government and its leader down.
STATUS QUO: In Search Of |The Fourth Chord / Quid Pro Quo (Edsel) STATUS Quo are one of the most successful, popular and enduring bands of all time, notching up more than 50 hit singles on the UK charts.