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Definitions for prestige
prɛˈstiʒ, -ˈstidʒpres·tige

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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

    Etymology: [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.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prestige

    pres-tēzh′, or pres′tij, n. influence arising from past conduct or from reputation. [Fr.,—L. præstigium, delusion—præstinguĕre, to deceive.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prestige in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prestige in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of prestige in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A woman who wants to be treated like a Queen can neither like nor ask a man to go down on his knees to propose his love for her; because upon bowing down before her by him, he will then never be respected as King by the intelligent people as the prestige of an emperor is measured always by his capacity & capability to stand on his two feet.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    There is a big difference between Assigned Prestige and Achieved Prestige. Assigned Prestige will usually abuse it's power where Achieved Prestige won't.

  3. Mustafa Akyol:

    Erdogan has gotten so much power and prestige now and being critical of him at this stage is not possible, you will be accused of being with the coup...The upheaval will be there for a while.

  4. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.

  5. Debbie Rich:

    It came to become more of a priority with the multiple mistakes of the Iraq invasion and the subsequent loss of American prestige throughout the world, this is one of several fresh ideas proposed in his announcement speech and he is very serious about implementing all of them.

Images & Illustrations of prestige

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