higher status

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Noun1.higher status - higher rank than that of others especially by reason of longer servicehigher status - higher rank than that of others especially by reason of longer service
high status - a position of superior status
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Even when they enter treatment, those around them-such as other group therapy members who are not physicians--often elevate them to a higher status by asking for medical advice.
AIMING FOR HIGHER STATUS: Henley College's pounds 500,000 award is celebrated by (from left) Fred Noble, chairman of the Regional IT Association and head of the firm ADECS; college principal Ray Goy; Tim Corkery, LSC performance and standards adviser; and Steve Ogrizovic
During the interactions of students in the junior high school laboratory, students of higher status in class tended to hold better and more opportunities to learn, and were able to take advantage of learning resources in a more active way.
Dr Meredith Wells, who led the US research, said: "People who personalise their desk the most tend to have higher status and be the most successful.''
Upward social mobility could lead a man to try and bury the past, even to jettison a marriage incongruent with the higher status he subsequently achieved.
The most prominent finding, shown by Table 1, is that while the majority of the higher status people (around 57%) made suggestions for an action toward remedying the embarrassing situation, this strategy was not used at all by lower status speakers.
Women in higher status occupations marry much later than and have half the completed family size of--those women working in lower status occupations.
The work reportedly was of higher status than that performed in the workshop, the jobs were fairly predictable each day, and the work was always needed.
In other words, when it looks deliberate, a person can appear to have a higher status and sense of competency.
achievement, encouraging her to pursue higher status in her profession.
Shadow Olympics minister Hugh Robertson questioned whether men's football was a "natural fit'" in the Games, because of the higher status given to other competitions in the sport such as the World Cup.

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