Status quo ante
Status quo ante is Latin for "the way things were before" and incorporates the term status quo. In law, it refers to the objective of a temporary restraining order or a rescission in which the situation is restored to "the state in which previously" it existed. It may also refer to:
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- Reset button technique, a technique in fiction writing
- Status quo ante bellum, "the way things were before the war"
- Status Quo Ante Synagogue in Trnava