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status
American English: /ˈsteɪdəs/
, /ˈstædəs/
British English: /ˈsteɪtəs/

Translation of status in Spanish:

noun plural -tuses

  • 1 1.1 uncountable and countable (category, situation) See examples: 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) status inquiry (British English) (Business)
    investigación (feminine) de calificación crediticia
    consulta (feminine) de situación financiera
    1.2 uncountable
    also: social status
    posición (feminine) social
    1.3 uncountable (kudos)
    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 (state, condition) (before noun) status meeting
    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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    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.