ACHIEVED STATUS

a position within society that ranks are prestigious and well-known, and demonstrates a person's capacity to gain such a developed position via individual achievements.

ACHIEVED STATUS: "Socialites are commonly referenced for their achieved status in society, and for many, only for this reason."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACHIEVED STATUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/achieved-status/ (accessed June 3, 2020).
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