His current status as the frontrunner is no less controversial.
In the new leadership makeup, the status of the Central Political and Legislative Commission was downgraded.
The interests of the Israeli government are stacked against a change in that status quo.
We have to want peace more because Israeli and Palestinian leaders have made their preference for the status quo abundantly clear.
They are hard-working, respectable members of the community who cannot bear the loss of status entailed by economic ruin.
But he accepted a status which gave him all that the regal name would have implied.
Rather than that, we should prefer a hundred times the present status.
In fact, having brought matters to the present status, Mrs. Pennington allowed herself to relax.
Citizenship is a condition or status and has no relation to age or sex.
For the present I waive all consideration of the status of the seceded States.
1670s, "height," later "legal standing of a person" (1791), from Latin status "condition, position, state, manner, attitude," from stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Sense of "social or professional standing" is from 1820. Status symbol first recorded 1955.
status sta·tus (stā'təs, stāt'əs)
A state or condition.
The relative position of an individual within a group, or of a group within a society.
Note: Though the term can refer to either high or low standing, it is often used only to imply a position of prestige.