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Status Quo

[Latin, The existing state of things at any given date.] Status quo ante bellum means the state of things before the war. The status quo to be preserved by a preliminary injunction is the last actual, peaceable, uncontested status which preceded the pending controversy.

status quo

noun absence of change, conservation of the same situation, equilibrium, existing conditions, existtng state, maintenance of regularity, preservation of the same conditions, same conditions, stable state, static connition, things as they are
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Judge a quo - judge of a court from which an appeal is taken.
Alvarez also dismissed the call for the inhibition in the quo warranto case of the SC justices who demanded that Sereno take an indefinite leave.
Baz, Mick and Rick -- we get on great and we have a good following for John Coghlan's Quo.
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In 1986, Quo appeared at St James' Park and ramped the crowd up to fever pitch before Queen arrived on stage.
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These two Status Quo albums were originally released in 2007 and 2011 respectively and are now repackaged with bonus tracks.
LEGENDARY rockers Status Quo have been unveiled as the headline act at the closing concert at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod next July.
A quo brand path ultimately could fail, bleeding customers, talent and revenue along the way.
The original members of Status Quo have got together for the first time in 25 years.
THE original members of legendary rockers Status Quo have got together for the first time in 25 years.