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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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The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of the patients was as follows: 20 patients had a performance status of 2, 67 had a performance status of 1, and 15 had a performance status of 0.
ECOG Definition: The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status are scales and criteria used by doctors and researchers to assess how a patient's disease is progressing, assess how the disease affects the daily living activities of the patient, and determine appropriate treatment and prognosis.
A total of 40 patients with a performance status of 0-1 and aged at least 70 years received irinotecan (180 mg/[m.
Notably, performance status was no longer prognostic in this model.
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status and laboratory tests (hematology, blood chemistry) were also obtained.
The following parameters were noted in each patient: age, sex, symptoms at diagnosis, ECOG performance status, tumor diameter, clinical TNM stage and grade, follow-up time, local recurrence, disease progression, and death.
He said: "Brian has been at the club for four years coaching our youth sides and has achieved performance status which means we are the only part-time club allowed to compete with SPL youth sides.
In addition, APSolute Insite is a unified management took with intuitive GUI for end-to-end network visibility, providing real-time assessment of the availability, security and performance status of the IP network.
Other principles include machine clothing product technology and design reviews, to confirm critical issues, trail performance status and opportunities for improvement by position; service and support requirements; inventory management ("excessive inventory can sometimes impede the rapid adoption of new technology in the trail management process," added Cole); and contractual/account management issues.
The squad is the first stage of a national training programme to groom gymnasts for World Class Performance status.
Having the performance status will be a great help when it comes to applying for funding.

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