Definitions

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  • n. a position of superior status

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Examples

  • As an older woman, she had high status and was in charge of certain dreamings that she had inherited with the land to which they were connected, down the female side of the family.

    Wildwood

  • In Kasser’s surveys, people were identified as having materialist values when they agreed to a number of statements along the lines of “I want a high status job that pays well,” “I want to be famous,” “It’s important to have a lot of expensive possessions,” and “I want people to comment on how attractive I look.”

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • In spite of his high status and renown as a carver, Frebec didn't know what to make of the brown-skinned man, and was not comfortable around him.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • But after having completed our in-depth study and analysis of five years of expert commentary on the Iraq War, despite the near-unanimity and the high status and IQ of our subjects, we now must allow for the possibility that with one exception, discussed below, the experts all got it wrong.

    Mission Accomplished! Or How We Won the War in Iraq

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