- I(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n.the present state of affairs.They weren t interested in progress but in the preservation of the status quo.SYN.: present state of affairs, current situation, existing condition, state, present reality, norm.II(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)existing condition, as things stand.
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Status Quo — Основная информация … Википедия
Status quo — is a Latin term meaning the present existing state of affairs, or the state in which . To maintain the status quo is to keep the things the way they currently are. The related phrase status quo ante , means the state of things as it was before.… … Wikipedia
Status quo — (lateinisch für „bestehender (aktueller) Zustand“, eigentlich „Zustand, in dem …“ oder „Zustand, durch den …“) bezeichnet den gegenwärtigen Zustand einer Sache, der in der Regel zwar problembehaftet ist, bei dem aber die bekannten… … Deutsch Wikipedia
status quo — / kwō/ n [Latin, state in which]: the existing state of affairs; specif: the last actual and uncontested state of affairs that preceded a controversy and that is to be preserved by preliminary injunction compare status quo ante Merriam Webster’s… … Law dictionary
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 — [ˌsteıtəs ˈkwəu US ˌsteıtəs ˈkwou, ˌstæ ] n [Date: 1800 1900; : Latin; Origin: state in which ] the status quo the state of a situation as it is maintain/preserve/defend the status quo (=not make any changes) ▪ Will the West use its influence to… … Dictionary of contemporary English
Status Quo — im Jahr 2005 … Deutsch Wikipedia
status quo — 1833, from L. status quo the state in which, hence existing state of affairs. Also status quo ante the state in which before, state of affairs previous (1877) … Etymology dictionary
status quo — Someone who wants to preserve the status quo wants a particular situation to remain unchanged … The small dictionary of idiomes
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 — Status quo, s. Status … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon