As women become older they also gain status within their community.
She saw our father as a means to gain status.
The College began once again to gain status and influence.
In effect, the present school gains its status through the hard work of all teachers.
It gained full university status in 1961, and now has nearly 40,000 students.
Only the top five players in that event gained full status for 2011.
About a third managed to gain legal status in other ways.
Most of the parties gained legal status only within the last six months.
The current name was adopted when the school gained university status in 1992.
The village gained town status in 1778 when it had a population of 6,138.