What does prestigious mean?

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prɛˈstɪdʒ əs, -ˈstɪdʒ i əs, -ˈsti dʒəs, -ˈsti dʒi əspres·ti·gious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. esteemed, honored, prestigiousadjective

    having an illustrious reputation; respected

    "our esteemed leader"; "a prestigious author"

  2. prestigiousadjective

    exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige

    "a prestigious professor at a prestigious university"

Wiktionary

  1. prestigiousadjective

    Of high prestige.

    She has a prestigious job with an international organization.

    Etymology: Attested since the 1540s; from praestigious, praestigiae, possibly an alteration of praestringere, from prae- with stringere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prestigiousadjective

    practicing tricks; juggling

    Etymology: [L. praestigiosus.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prestigious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prestigious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of prestigious in a Sentence

  1. Jack Hamilton:

    I think in many ways reality shows allow for a purer form of escapism than more' prestigious' scripted shows, one of the reasons shows like' The Sopranos' and' The Wire' are so acclaimed is that they actually demand quite a lot from their viewers : attention, emotional investment, critical thinking, etc. Most of the time reality shows or docuseries( particularly of the.

  2. Tim Hubbard:

    Ginni Rometty's exit from IBM marks the departure of one of the most prestigious female CEOs of the past decade. Even though IBM's stock performance was more volatile than desired by Wall Street, she left a lasting mark on one of the cornerstone American companies.

  3. Alex Soosay:

    Australia has successfully hosted many prestigious events in the past but the recent developments cannot be taken lightly, i would like to assure the teams, fans and the media that ALOC will do whatever necessary to provide the best security cover around the competition and everyone will enjoy the best-ever AFC Asian Cup.

  4. Boston University Annas:

    I'm sure the doctors are swayed by their prestigious patient, but I think the public knows that, too, we take the results with a grain of salt, but it's better than nothing.

  5. Shaun Corbett:

    Back in the day, a barber was a prestigious position in the community. That's where you came to get the information. That's where you came to get counsel. That was the cornerstone of the community, and I think we got away from that.

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