status quo

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin status ‎(state) (sometimes used in the ablative statu) + quō ‎(in which), the ablative of quī ‎(which). From the Latin in statu quō ante bellum erat ‎(the way it was before the war).

NounEdit

status quo ‎(plural status quos)

  1. The state of things; the way things are, as opposed to the way they could be; the existing state of affairs.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌstaːtʏs ˈkʋoː/

NounEdit

status quo m ‎(plural status quo's)

  1. status quo

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status quo m (plural status quo)

  1. status quo (the existing state of things)
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