Meaning of “status” - Learner’s Dictionary

status

noun [ U ] uk us /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.
LEGAL

the legal position of someone or something:

What's your marital status (= are you married or not)?

(Definition of “status” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)