status quo ante

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noun status quo an·te \-ˈan-tē\

Definition of status quo ante

  1. :  the state of affairs that existed previously

Origin and Etymology of status quo ante

Latin, state in which previously


First Known Use: 1800


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status quo ante

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noun status quo an·te \-ˈkwō-ˈan-tē\

Legal Definition of status quo ante

  1. :  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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