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status

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈsteɪtəs/
SOCIAL the position that you have in relation to other people because of your job or social position: The pay and status of nurses has improved.ImportanceUseful or advantageousPosition and status in groups and organizations
LEGAL the legal position of someone or something: What's your marital status (= are you married or not)?Rules and laws
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