: the existing state of affairs; specifically : 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.
Status quo is a Latin phrase meaning the existing state of affairs, particularly with regards to social or political issues. In the sociological sense, it generally applies to maintain or change existing social structure and values.
Status Quo — британская рок-группа, основанная бас-гитаристом Аланом Ланкастером и гитаристом Фрэнсисом Росси в 1962 году в Лондоне, Англия (поначалу как The Scorpions, The Spectres и Traffic Jam; название Status Quo было принято в 1967 году).
I must inform her of my conclusion, that thinking over the terrible position in which she has placed her family, all other solutions will be worse for both sides than an external status quo...
The existing condition or state of affairs, as in We don't want to admit more singers to the chorus; we like the status quo. This term, Latin for “state in which...
The seventies went on, with Status Quo releasing albums, of which one was the wonderful "Live". In 1982, the band member John Coghlan quit...
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The status quo would be the happiest, if it could be preserved. In other words, Gloria thought, the status quo has to be kept.
(US) IPA(key): /ˌstætəs ˈkwoʊ/. (US) IPA(key): /ˌsteɪtəs ˈkwoʊ/. From Latin status (“state”) (sometimes used in the ablative statu) + quō (“in which”), the ablative of quī (“which”). From the Latin in statu quō ante bellum erat (“the way it was before the war”). status quo (plural status quos).
The status quo is the current state of things. If you are rich and admired, then you’re probably not interested in disrupting the status quo.