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The standing, state, or condition of an individual; the rights, obligations, capacities, and incapacities that assign an individual to a given class.

For example, the term status is used in reference to the legal state of being an infant, a ward, or a prisoner, as well as in reference to a person's social standing in the community.


noun caliber, caste, circumstance, class, dignity, elevation, eminence, esteem, footing, grade, importance, notability, place, position, posture, prestige, prominence, quality, rank, rating, situation, state, station, superiority
Associated concepts: proof of status, status of purchaser, staaus of trustee
See also: aspect, caliber, case, character, class, condition, credit, degree, honor, phase, position, posture, precedence, prestige, quality, rating, recognition, reputation, situation, state, title

STATUS. The condition of persons. It also means estate, because it signifies the condition or circumstances in which the owner stands with regard to his property. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1689.

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Progesterone receptor status showed an even stronger association with estrogen receptor negative/progesterone receptor negative BC.
The researchers controlled for the prognostic variables, including estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor status, disease-free interval, and age at diagnosis.
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Centre have verified several factors-including high tumour grade, negative progesterone receptor status, and inflammatory breast cancer-that are associated with an increased risk.