Status Quo – The existing state of affairs especially regarding social or political issues; the current situation; the way things are now
(Pronounced stay-tuhs kwoh)
Her status as a much-quoted (status quo) writer was still the same - even at 90, people hung on her every word.
Examples of status quo in a sentence
When the first female judge was appointed to the bench, she altered the status quo on the nation's highest court.
Certain people are always looking to preserve the status quo.
We need people to question the status quo.