status quo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin status (state) (sometimes used in the ablative statu) + quō (in which), the ablative of quī (which). From the Latin in statu quō ante bellum erat (the way it was before the war).

Noun[edit]

status quo (plural status quos)

  1. The state of things; the way things are, as opposed to the way they could be; the existing state of affairs.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌstaːtʏs ˈkʋoː/

Noun[edit]

status quo m (plural status quo's)

  1. status quo