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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 status feature will be rolled out initially in Europe.
8220;This is a very exciting, and very busy time for Status, as we align our company and products under Status Global Insurance to present a cohesive brand image as we grow,” says Paul O'Sullivan, Director at Status.
Others with high status have not had the problem differentiating their status from their value.
A Status of Women section was established in the Department of Secretary of State in 1973, in response to a recommendation in the 1970 Royal Commission Report on the Status of Women.
The status of iNforming encompasses attaining the first two of Parsons's (1909) "three broad factors" in the choice of a vocation: "(1) a clear understanding of yourself, your aptitudes, abilities, interests, ambitions, resources, limitations, and their causes; (2) a knowledge of the requirements and conditions of success, advantages and disadvantages, compensation, opportunities, and prospects in different lines of work" (p.
Moving Zone A Status 1A and 1B patients ahead of Local Status 2 patients is predicted to prevent 59 deaths per year nationally (1 of every 14 deaths), with fewer deaths in each of the OPTN regions.
When a non-queued command is issued, the drive transfers the associated data, clears the busy (BSY) bit in the Status register and notifies the host that the command was completed.
When the analyses were stratified by race or ethnicity, findings regarding nativity status were similar to those in the initial analyses.
This case emphasizes that a bankruptcy proceeding under Chapter 11 does not affect the S corporation status of an entity.
For starters, at least once a year, employers should conduct a participant status reconciliation to check active eligibility, special classification eligibility and terminated status.