What does prestige mean?

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. Artyom Lukin:

    As for Russia, the Putin-Kim summit will reaffirm Moscow's place as a major player on the Korean peninsula. This meeting is important for Russian international prestige.

  2. Pope Francis:

    Those who serve others and lack real prestige exercise genuine authority in the Church.

  3. Ashley Judd:

    I lost career opportunity. I lost money. I lost status and prestige and power in my career as a direct result of having been sexually harassed and rebuffing the sexual harassment, my career opportunities, after having been defamed by Harvey Weinstein, were significantly diminished. My career was damaged because I rebuffed Mr. Weinstein’s sexual advances. I know it for a fact.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Adopt and follow a smooth way of discipline and beautify the quality of life since such steps open the door of prestige and success.

  5. Greg Waldron:

    Given the effort and prestige China is pouring into the C919, getting FAA or EASA certification is a definite requirement both for the image of the program and the ambition to garner foreign sales, we don’t know if and when the Chinese authority will apply to us for a certification.

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