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      n   pl   , -tuses  
1    a social or professional position, condition, or standing to which varying degrees of responsibility, privilege, and esteem are attached  
2    the relative position or standing of a person or thing  
3    a high position or standing; prestige  
he has acquired a new status since he has been in that job     
4    the legal standing or condition of a person  
5    a state of affairs  
     (C17: from Latin: posture, from stare to stand)  

status quo  
      n   usually preceded by: the   the existing state of affairs  
     (literally: the state in which)  
status symbol  
      n   a possession which is regarded as proof of the owner's social position, wealth, prestige, etc.  
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(Medical) repetitive fits or crises : sign of vital distress
Status epilepticus, asthmiticus
after woman delivery phase
Latin, Medical
A scally is a working class youth who wears designer sports clothes as a status symbol
Colloquial Very similar to a chav (but chavs are more extreme in their appearance than scallies)
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