social station

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: station - position in a social hierarchy; "the British are more aware of social status than Americans are"
status, position - the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
station, place - proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
quality - high social status; "a man of quality"
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She was a brilliant but quiet woman, of social station higher than his; for some years he had been acting as counselor in her reading and intellectual development.
I will point out to you how little encouragement the youth of this country receive from those who are above them in social station. In every one of your counties there is a hunt, cricket clubs, golf clubs in such numbers that their statistics absolutely overwhelm me.
Bounderby I have received every acknowledgment of my social station, and every recognition of my family descent, that I could possibly expect.
She characterizes the innumerable acts of kindness by Bob's sisters towards the less fortunate as noblesse oblige motivated by "their keen awareness of their social station" (98).
This will turn Darfur into an economic and social station that serves the Sudanese integrated development system and encourages the spread of the model village throughout the country, particularly in the conflict zones," he noted.
'We are elated with the latest Social Station survey showing an excellent satisfaction rating of the Duterte administration at +70,' Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a televised press briefing in Albay.
It is a hope held by Americans, in the working and middle classes as well as the working poor, of being lifted to a higher rung on the socioeconomic ladder, not a rise of the ladder itself: the dream of a higher income or social station relative to the average.
Audrey Rose is a young woman of seventeen who is not like other girls of her age and social station. Audrey Rose and her brother Nathaniel come from a wealthy family and are gripped by the loss of their mother to the sickness that has spread across Europe.
Vierkant's choice of subject mirrors his own social station as a white, male artist--a privileged identity that indirectly recalls the history of ideal social types and racial profiling.
While her mother and her best friend, Hilda, think teaching is beneath her social station, Mary discovers she actually likes it.
Additionally, Oracle's Social Station now has modules for social relationship management to help organizations track relationships through real-time reporting and response.