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.
"I mean in knowledge and skill; not in social status, for our medical men are most of them connected with respectable townspeople here.
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.
This was part of the 'Family Stability Project' developed by the centre to help foster families inform orphaned children of their social status through psychological and educational methods, Dreama said in a statement.
The workshop also aimed to train foster families and professionals about the orphan child's needs and how to inform them of their social status before and after fostering, through gradual psychological methods from childhood to youth.
Petition has not been filed for any professor or vice chancellor whose social status was accepted by Supreme Court.
JEDDAH: Saudi women will now receive official confirmation of changes in their social status, such as marriage, via SMS text message.
THE recent assault on a traffic warden by a broadcast journalist in Lahore depicts the vulnerability of the rights of a person with a weak social status. We cannot deny the power that the media holds, but no power should be superior to that of the law.
The work still continues, but a group researchers at University College London has found the political beliefs and social status of an individual dramatically affect how paranoid he is.
In this volume--based largely on material from her 2009 dissertation--Garroway explores children's social status in the household, through the analysis of Mesopotamian laws and contracts, biblical texts, and burial data from Canaan and surrounding areas.