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the status quo

noun [S] uk   /ˌsteɪ.təsˈkwəʊ/ us    /-t̬əsˈkwoʊ/
the present situation: Certain people always want to maintain the status quo.
Translations of “the status quo”
in Chinese (Traditional) 現狀…
in Russian статус-кво…
in Turkish yürürlükteki/süregelen durum, statüko…
in Chinese (Simplified) 现状…
in Polish status quo, (istniejący) stan rzeczy…
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