status

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin status.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

status (plural statuses)

  1. A person’s condition, position or standing relative to that of others.
    Superstition is highly correlated with economic status.
  2. Prestige or high standing.
    • 1957, Gladys Sellew and Paul Hanly Furfey, Sociology and Its Use in Nursing Service, Saunders, page 81
      The king has status in his kingdom, and the pauper has status within his immediate group of peers.
  3. A situation or state of affairs.
    What's the status of the investigation?
    New York is known for its status as a financial center.
    • 2014 March 15, “Turn it off”, The Economist, volume 410, number 8878: 
      If the takeover is approved, Comcast would control 20 of the top 25 cable markets, […]. Antitrust officials will need to consider Comcast's status as a monopsony (a buyer with disproportionate power), when it comes to negotiations with programmers, whose channels it pays to carry.
  4. (law) The legal condition of a person or thing.
    1. (Canada, almost always used to modify another noun) The state (of a Canadian Indian) of being registered under the Indian Act.
      He is a status Indian.
  5. (social networking) A function of some instant messaging applications, whereby a user may post a message that appears automatically to other users, if they attempt to make contact.
    I'm just about to update my status to "busy".

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: sta‧tus

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Noun[edit]

status m (plural statussen, diminutive statusje n)

  1. status (all senses)
  2. medical file

Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

status

  1. conditional of stati

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

status

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of stō, stare (stand, remain)

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

status m (feminine stata, neuter statum); first/second declension

  1. fixed, set, having been set.
  2. regular.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative status stata statum statī statae stata
genitive statī statae statī statōrum statārum statōrum
dative statō statae statō statīs statīs statīs
accusative statum statam statum statōs statās stata
ablative statō statā statō statīs statīs statīs
vocative state stata statum statī statae stata

Noun[edit]

status m (genitive statūs); fourth declension

  1. state, status, condition
  2. position, place
  3. rank, status

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative status statūs
genitive statūs statuum
dative statuī statibus
accusative statum statūs
ablative statū statibus
vocative status statūs

Descendants[edit]



Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin status.

Noun[edit]

status m

  1. status

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) stadi

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stǎːtus/
  • Hyphenation: sta‧tus

Noun[edit]

státus m (Cyrillic spelling ста́тус)

  1. status, rank

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

status c

  1. status, social standing, rank, situation

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