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English definition of “status”

status

noun [U] (POSITION)   /ˈsteɪ·t̬əs, ˈstæt̬·əs/
position or rank , esp . in a social group or legal system : The association works to promote the status of retired people as active and useful members of the community . Status can also mean state or condition at a particular time : The type of treatment used will depend on the patient’s health status.
(Definition of status noun (POSITION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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