in statu quo

in sta·​tu quo | \ in-ˌstā-(ˌ)tü-ˈkwō How to pronounce in statu quo (audio) , -ˌsta-; -ˌsta-(ˌ)chü- \

Definition of in statu quo

: in the former or same state

First Known Use of in statu quo

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for in statu quo

New Latin, literally, in the state in which

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The first known use of in statu quo was in 1602

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“In statu quo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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