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status

noun [U] (RESPECT)    /ˈsteɪ.təs/ US  /-t̬əs/
the amount of respect, admiration, or importance given to a person, organization, or object: high/low status As the daughter of the president, she enjoys high status among her peers. The leaders were often more concerned with status and privilege than with the problems of the people.ImportanceUseful or advantageousQuality and standard
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