Definitions for prestigeprɛˈstiʒ, -ˈstidʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prestige, prestigiousness(noun)

    a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.

    "he wanted to achieve power and prestige"

Wiktionary

  1. prestige(Noun)

    Delusion; illusion; trick.

  2. prestige(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prestige

    delusion; illusion; trick

  2. Prestige

    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

  3. 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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