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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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Federalism, now being vigorously pushed, may seem a disruption to the status quo.
You might be wondering how the drummer can keep the Quo feel alive after being away from the original band for so long -- but in fact he recharged his Status Quo batteries in 2012 when, together with the other band members, Coghlan performed in a special one-off jam session for the band's first-ever cinematic documentary Hello Quo.
She said: "We are delighted to be welcoming Status Quo to Parc y Scarlets, in association with The MJR Group, for their first (and last) ever live electric show in West Wales.
I defy anyone to attend a Status Quo gig and not have a good time
Another tendency was that some supporters of the STATUS QUO option failed to rank any other option.
PALMERSTON VENUE Palmerston will welcome thousands of Status Quo lovers this summer
Conservatism roots in the crucial fact that one cannot just abandon the status quo but has to replace it with something detailed and specific.
It is time for organisations to say goodbye to status quo networks and make the transition to the New IP and Ethernet Fabric based networks that pave the way for software-defined networking and support highly virtualised and cloud-ready environments.
STATUS Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt plans to make a surprise return to the stage in a week's time after his latest health scare.
STATUS QUO: In Search Of |The Fourth Chord / Quid Pro Quo (Edsel) STATUS Quo are one of the most successful, popular and enduring bands of all time, notching up more than 50 hit singles on the UK charts.
LEGENDARY rockers Status Quo have been unveiled as the headline act at the closing concert at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod next July.