status


status
status sta‧tus [ˈsteɪtəs ǁ ˈsteɪtəs, ˈstæ-] noun
1. [countable, uncountable] the legal position or condition of a company, group, person etc:

• What is the company's financial status?

status as

• Ideally, the top professional buyer will seek Board status as the company 's senior buyer.

ˈcredit ˌstatus [uncountable]
FINANCE a measure of a lender's willingness to lend money to a particular person or organization, depending on their ability to repay; = CREDIT RATING; CREDIT STANDING:

• The country has a good credit status, large hard-currency reserves, a stable currency and manageable debt.

ˌmarital ˈstatus [uncountable]
used to talk about whether or not someone is married, especially on official forms:

• Please state your name, age, and marital status.

2. [uncountable] your social or professional rank or position, considered in relation to other people:

high status businessmen

low status immigrant workers

3. [uncountable] respect and importance that people give to something or someone:

• Rice-farming has a special status in Japan.

4. [singular] a situation at a particular time, especially in an argument, discussion etc:

• What is the status of the trade talks?

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status UK US /ˈsteɪtəs/ noun
[S or U] the official or legal position of a person or organization: »

Employers are required to check the legal status of their new hires to ensure that they are eligible to work.

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The group was granted charitable status.

change the status of sb/sth »

He needs to get a permit to change the land's status from agriculture to industrial.

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The qualification will raise her status to staff nurse.

[S or U] the situation at the present time: »

Everybody is concerned right now with the financial status of the whole country.

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Your order status has changed to ""Dispatched"".

[S or U] the level or position of someone or something in relation to others in a group: high/low status »

We have a much higher number of women workers in low-paid, low-status jobs.

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They want to improve the status of women.

sb/sth's status as sth »

London's status as Europe's leading aviation hub

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Developers are cashing in on the area's newly hip status.

[ U] a high position within a social group: »

There is prestige and social status attached to ownership of certain brands.

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Suits were a sign of status.

See also CREDIT STANDING(Cf. credit standing), MARITAL STATUS(Cf. ↑marital status)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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