status quo ante

noun status quo an·te \ -ˈan-tē \

Definition of status quo ante

:the state of affairs that existed previously

Origin and Etymology of status quo ante

Latin, state in which previously


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status quo ante

noun status quo an·te \ -ˈkwō-ˈan-tē \

legal Definition of status quo ante

:the state of affairs that existed previously
  • restore the status quo ante

Origin and Etymology of status quo ante

Latin, state in which previously


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