status in quo
foreign term Etymology: Latin state in which ; the existing state

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Status in quo — Sta tus in quo (st[=a] t[u^]s [i^]n kw[=o] ), Status quo Sta tus quo (st[=a] t[u^]s kw[=o] ).[L., state in which.] The state in which anything is already. The phrase is also used retrospectively, as when, on a treaty of peace, matters return to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • History of borough status in England and Wales — Borough is a term for an historic unit of lower tier local government in England and Wales. The ancient boroughs covered only important towns and were established by charters granted at different times by the monarchy. Their history is largely… …   Wikipedia

  • Status quo — Status in quo Sta tus in quo (st[=a] t[u^]s [i^]n kw[=o] ), Status quo Sta tus quo (st[=a] t[u^]s kw[=o] ).[L., state in which.] The state in which anything is already. The phrase is also used retrospectively, as when, on a treaty of peace,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • status quo — [kwō′] n. [L, lit., the state in which] the existing state of affairs (at a particular time): also status in quo …   English World dictionary

  • status quo — /kwoh/ the existing state or condition. Also called status in quo. [1825 35; < L status quo lit., state in which] * * * …   Universalium

  • status quo — /steɪtəs ˈkwoʊ/ (say staytuhs kwoh) noun the existing or previously existing state or condition. Also, status in quo. {Latin: state in which} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Status Quo (Band) — Status Quo Status Quo im Jahr 2005 Gründung 1962/1965 Genre Hard Rock, Boogie Rock Website www.statusquo.co.uk …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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