status lender

(noun) An individual who confers status by association with lower ranked individual or groups.

Examples:

  1. A boss recommending someone for a promotion in another department.
  2. A student receiving a letter of recommendation for an elite university from a prestigious individual in the field.

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How to Cite the Definition of Status Lender

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “status lender.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/status-lender/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

status lender. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/status-lender/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “status lender.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/status-lender/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“status lender.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/status-lender/>.