social status


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Noun1.social status - 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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Yet, comprehending as I did, differences of years, of social status, and so forth (here I could scarcely help smiling), I was not anxious to bring about further scenes by going personally to demand or to request satisfaction of the Baron.
They affected to ignore her as of an inferior social status to themselves, and she despised their light talk.
He could not quite determine the social status of this strange creature; but he knew that he did not relish the easy assurance with which the fellow presumed to dictate when he might take possession of the prisoner.
The good fellow had quite forgotten my social status, about which he himself had been so particular at our earliest interview; but he had never accustomed himself to treat me as a gentleman, and I do not suppose he had been improving his memory by the tall tumbler which I saw him poke behind a photograph as we entered.
We hypothesized that hens would prefer the partitioned nest as it provides more enclosure, and that social status would affect nest choice.
In particular, group size and composition, and individual social status might affect the level of social stress.
Mais added, "I do not live in a love affair currently, and I prefer to marry a man of high social stature, for I believe that there must be agreement in social status between couple for a marriage to resume.
subadult) in year t, social status in year t, sex, and reproductive status in year t.
So, Clark suggests, if we really want to measure social mobility, we should look at the social status of families over many generations.
Summary: Journalist May Chidiac Monday lauded the role played by women in the regional uprisings of recent years, but said much needed to be done to elevate their social status.
From research from her doctoral dissertation (UC Berkeley, 2005) on the legal and social status of freed slaves in classical Athens as well as an interest in contemporary inequalities, Kamen (classics, U.
The clothes could determine the social status of Kyrgyz people - age, financial positions, social status.