achieved status


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achieved status

any social position gained through personal effort or open competition. As such, achieved status contrasts with ASCRIBED STATUS. See also ACHIEVEMENT, CONTEST AND SPONSORED MOBILITY, PATTERN VARIABLES.
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China had achieved independence after Pakistan, but still it made tremendous progress and achieved status of developed economy because of continuity of democratic governments and economic policies.
Those words inspired an America that saw citizenship as an ongoing work, not an achieved status.
With regard to the ILM, our National Training Agency is the only government entity or institution, globally, that has achieved status as an ILM approved centre, he said.
Closed in 1992, the uranium contaminated site quickly achieved status as a priority clean-up area--dangerous and close to major population centers.
He's since achieved status as a member of the A Team and is working to improve his speed to qualify for the national standard for a future U.
Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui, Director IBA Sukkur, in his welcome address informed that in only period of two decades, Sukkur IBA had achieved status of international standard; securing positions by our male and female students in national and international competitions, it had been proved that our youth had a rich potential and certainly a promising future awaits them provided the potential is harnessed in a real way, he added.
Therefore the second hypothesis (H2) is respondents in the achieved status will report lower levels of use of pornography relative to the other statuses.
In 2013, the site achieved status as an Illinois Nature Preserve by the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission, protecting it in perpetuity.
Where as in interior Sindh we have achieved status of zero crime in kidnapping for ransom and declined in other crimes.
EIGHT members of staff at Anchor's Tolson Grange care home achieved status of Dementia and Dignity champions.
BRIEF PROFILE: Established in 1974, Agar Group comprising of Agar International (Pvt) Ltd along with its various specialized divisions and affiliated companies is the largest Commercial Importer of Pakistan and has also achieved status of leading and prominent trading and distribution house and trusted name in Pakistan and abroad.
Your statement, "Success is often equated to an achieved status, rather than to a measure of value or contribution," is a PRICELESS statement for young people [Publisher s Letter, Aug.