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Higher status   /hˈaɪər stˈætəs/   Listen
Higher status

noun
1.
Higher rank than that of others especially by reason of longer service.  Synonyms: higher rank, senior status, seniority.






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"Higher status" Quotes from Famous Books



... Chia Chen, "has no higher status than that of graduate by purchase, and were this designation written on the funeral streamer, it will not be imposing, and, in point of fact, the retinue will likewise be small." He therefore was exceedingly unhappy, in his own mind, when, ...
— Hung Lou Meng, Book I • Cao Xueqin

... view is correct, we must understand that no men would do any hard, persistent work if they could help it. The defeated were forced to it, and learned to submit to it. Then they helped the whole society up to a higher status, in which they also shared.[627] Von Goetzen gives some proof of this when he states that he and his troop of carriers sat by the camp fire evenings and that one after another told his life. "Nearly all had been, as children, brought ...
— Folkways - A Study of the Sociological Importance of Usages, Manners, Customs, Mores, and Morals • William Graham Sumner



Words linked to "Higher status" :   senior, higher rank, high status, junior



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