status quo


status quo
status quo /-'kwō/ n [Latin, state in which]: the existing state of affairs; specif: the last actual and uncontested state of affairs that preceded a controversy and that is to be preserved by preliminary injunction compare status quo ante

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

status quo
noun absence of change, conservation of the same situation, equilibrium, existing conditions, existing state, maintenance of regularity, preservation of the same conditions, same conditions, stable state, static condition, things as they are

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


status quo
n.
The usual state of things at a particular time.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


status quo
n. Latin The situation as it currently exists.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


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.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


status quo
I
[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.
II The existing state of something.

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