Full Definition of status. 1 a : position or rank in relation to others the status of a father. b : relative rank in a hierarchy of prestige especially : high prestige. 2 : the condition of a person or thing in the eyes of the law. 3 : state or condition with …
STATUS | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Translation of "status" - English-Spanish dictionary. status. noun uk /ˈsteɪ.təs/ us /-t̬əs/. I an accepted or official position, especially in a social group. status. The association works to promote the status of retired people as useful members of the community. There has been an increase in applications for refugee status.
Ascribed status and achieved status: A status may be divided into two types: ascribed status and achieved or earned status. Ascribed Status: The status which is given to an individual on the basis of the situation in the society or by other members of the society is called ascribed status.