Definitions for prestigeprɛˈstiʒ, -ˈstidʒ
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a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.
"he wanted to achieve power and prestige"
Delusion; illusion; trick.
The quality of how good the reputation of something or someone is, how favourably something or someone is regarded
Oxford has a university of very high prestige.
delusion; illusion; trick
weight or influence derived from past success; expectation of future achievements founded on those already accomplished; force or charm derived from acknowledged character or reputation
Origin: [F., fr. L. praestigum delusion, illusion, praestigae deceptions, jugglers' tricks, prob. fr. prae before + the root of stinguere to extinguish, originally, to prick. See Stick, v.]
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