status


status
sta·tus /'stā-təs, 'sta-/ n [Latin, mode or condition of being, from stare to stand]
1 a: the condition of a person or a thing in the eyes of the law
b: position or rank in relation to others
2: a state of affairs
the status of the negotiations

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

status
I noun caliber, caste, circumstance, class, condition, dignity, elevation, eminence, esteem, footing, grade, importance, notability, place, position, posture, prestige, prominence, quality, rank, rating, situation, standing, state, station, superiority associated concepts: proof of status, status of purchaser, status of trustee II index caliber (quality), case (set of circumstances), character (reputation), class, credit (recognition), degree (station), honor (good reputation), precedence, prestige, quality (excellence), rating, reputation, situation, title (position) III index condition (state), phase (aspect), position (situation), posture (situation), state (condition)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


status
n.
(1) Social standing or rank; official classification.
(2) Condition or state.

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


status
Under immigration law, the name of the visa category a person has been assigned and the group of privileges received upon becoming either a permanent resident or a nonimmigrant (temporary visa holder). For example, a green card shows that the holder has the status of a permanent resident and the privilege of living and working in the United States on a permanent basis. An F-1 or M-1 visa indicates that the holder has the status of a student and the privilege of attending school in the United States until the study program is completed.
Category: Immigration

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


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

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


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

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Status — [ˈstaːtʊs, ˈʃt ] (Plural Status [ˈstaːtuːs], nach der lateinischen U Deklination) ist das lateinische Wort für Zustand. Status steht für: die Lage einer Sache, einer Angelegenheit oder eines Vorgangs einen Zustand in Wissenschaft oder Technik den …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Status — Sm Stand, Zustand, Befinden per. Wortschatz fach. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. status Stand , Abstraktum zu l. stāre stehen .    Ebenso nndl. status, ne. status, nfrz. état, nschw. status, nnorw. status; Distanz. ✎ DF 4 (1978), 436 440;… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • status — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. statussie, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} stan prawny, pozycja społeczna jednostki w jakiejś grupie lub grupy w jakiejś większej zbiorowości : {{/stl 7}}{{stl… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • status — [stat′əs, stāt′əs] n. pl. statuses [L: see STATE] 1. condition or position with regard to law [the status of a minor] 2. a) position; rank; standing [high status] b) high position; prestige [seeking status] …   English World dictionary


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