the status quo

noun

Definition of the status quo

: the current situation : the way things are now
  • He's content with the status quo and isn't looking for change.
  • She wants to maintain the status quo.

Word by Word Definitions

status play
  1. : position or rank in relation to others

  2. : relative rank in a hierarchy of prestige

  3. : the condition of a person or thing in the eyes of the law


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