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Definitions for prestige
prɛˈstiʒ, -ˈstidʒpres·tige

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prestige, prestigiousnessnoun

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

    "he wanted to achieve power and prestige"

Wiktionary

  1. prestigenoun

    Delusion; illusion; trick.

  2. prestigenoun

    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.

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  1. prestige

    Prestige refers to widespread respect, admiration, or high status earned or achieved due to notable achievements, qualities, or skills. It can also refer to a sense of distinction or esteem associated with social position, reputation, or credentials.

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. 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. Ryan Mauro:

    ISIS is making it very clear that it will attack Russia, specifically Moscow, and a failure to do so will be a big blow to their prestige, we should assume they'll succeed because bombing a Russian airliner over Egypt is more difficult than attacking a random target inside Russia because ISIS only needs a small group of supporters among the 15 percent of the Russian population that is Muslim.

  2. Jalel Harchaoui:

    Beyond France's prestige and commercial opportunities, an effective French diplomacy must ask what levers it can use vis-à-vis recalcitrant actors, it seems this basic question is no longer being asked in Paris.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    The second [reason they’re afraid] is that the Egyptian regime is in a death struggle with radical Islam in the country… And now if they're able to bring down airplanes, the prestige of the regime in sort of winning the battle against the jihadists is really diminished.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    Number one, they depend hugely on tourism to get their foreign exchange. Sharm el-Sheikh is one of their number one tourist destinations. The only way to get there is by airplane. You shut down the airport, it dies, the second [reason they’re afraid] is that the Egyptian regime is in a death struggle with radical Islam in the country… And now if they're able to bring down airplanes, the prestige of the regime in sort of winning the battle against the jihadists is really diminished.

  5. Marcus Aurelius:

    Don’t let outward appearances mislead you into thinking that someone with more prestige, power or some other distinction must on that account be happy.

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