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status

Pronunciation: /ˈstætəs; ˈsteɪtəs/

Translation of status in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -tuses)

  • 1 1.1 u and c (category, situation) member status categoría (feminine) de socio the status of women la condición jurídica y social de las mujeres what's his legal status? ¿cuál es su situación legal? this will has no legal status este testamento no tiene validez the group has no official status el grupo no está oficialmente reconocido como tal (before noun/delante del nombre) status inquiry (British English/inglés británico) [Business/Comercio] investigación (feminine) de calificación crediticia, consulta (feminine) de situación financiera 1.2 uncountable/no numerable
    (social status)
    posición (feminine) social, estatus (masculine)
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (kudos) estatus (masculine), prestigio (masculine), standing (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • I watched him grow through college and Minor ranks to Senior star status over the years.
    • Many observers noted that this system worked only as long as the officer enjoyed high social status.
    • Even in a community steeped in wealth and status, the Tanners were a distinguished clan.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (state, condition) situación (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) status meeting reunión (feminine) de seguimiento
    Example sentences
    • The new system involved a division of labour which accentuated differences and tension between high and lower status employees.
    • In human societies, as in primate groups, lower status means less personal control.
    • Too often, however, the chair of an academic meeting is determined by status rather than skill.
    Example sentences
    • I want regular reports on our status, and the legions are to be kept on constant alert.
    • A spokesman for Aberdeen also refused to shed any light on the status of the bidding process.
    • The SHB annual report also reveals the status of a number of capital projects in the county.

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Cultural fact of the day

The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.