in statu quo

adverb in sta·tu quo \ in-ˌstā-(ˌ)tü-ˈkwō , -ˌsta- ; -ˌsta-(ˌ)chü- \

Definition of in statu quo

: in the former or same state

Origin and Etymology of in statu quo

New Latin, literally, in the state in which


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