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.
The cycle ends in a condition of quiescence, or of such action as tends only to preserve the status quo.
PRIMARY school kids in Oldham were treated to a lesson in rock 'n' roll from Status Quo drummer Jeff Rich.
Understand the Status Quo: You may not like it, but the status quo is the context of your self-expression.
The status quo, in which the poor mass base is the exploited mass market, will remain.
KARACHI -- Renowned Town Planner and architect Arif Hasan said on Wednesday that Karachi's population could have been shown to be less deliberately in order to benefit the status quo.
Tenders are invited for Ufoplan fkz 3717 17 104 0 - environmental crime - status quo and further development environmental criminal law and other sanctions as instruments for improving compliance with environmental law (compliance) - collection of the status quo, identification of persecution impediments
If the name of the band reminds you of rock legends Status Quo, that's because band member John Coghlan was once the original drummer of Status Quo.
ONE of the biggest rock groups in the world, Status Quo, will play Parc y Scarlets tomorrow.
With all the excitement surrounding our upcoming Wirral Rocks concert at Tranmere Rovers in May, you may (or may not) be surprised to hear that we have an uberfan of Status Quo here in our ranks at Wirral Hospice St John's.
We found little support for the first hypothesis as resident hunters and tourist outfitters ranked the status quo as the second least and least preferable option, respectively.