status

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Status is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈsteɪtəs/
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Noun[change]

Singular
status

Plural
statuses

  1. (countable & uncountable) Your status is your level, role, or situation in a group or society.
    Mike Hooper has retained his status as Liverpool's current No 1 goalkeeper.
    With the change in employment status came changes in responsibilities and pay.
    In many countries, the ability to speak English is a sign or high social status.
  2. The status of something is its situation at a particular time.
    What is the status of the repairs?

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