in statu quo

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

Definition of in statu quo

  1. :  in the former or same state

Origin and Etymology of in statu quo

New Latin, literally, in the state in which

First Known Use: 1602

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