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Noun: status  stey-tus or sta-tus
  1. The relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
    "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic";
    - position
     
  2. A state at a particular time
    "a status of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations";
    - condition

Derived forms: statuses

See also: dominant, low-class, lower-class, low-level, middle-class, posh [Brit], subordinate, subsidiary, upper-class

Type of: state

Encyclopedia: Status