one's legal position or social considered in relation to other people
a state or situation at a particular time
"he had the status of a minor"
"the novel attained the status of a classic"
"atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
"a condition (or state) of disrepair"
"the current status of the arms negotiations"
People can spend more time in the statuses of child, parent, and spouse.
出自：American Sociological Review
They remain..without legal status.
Her marital status is uncertainsshe refers to a late husband.
出自： J. Fane