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, prestigious(adj)

    having an illustrious reputation; respected

    "our esteemed leader"; "a prestigious author"

  2. prestigious(adj)

    exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige

    "a prestigious professor at a prestigious university"

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  1. prestigious(Adjective)

    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. Prestigious(adj)

    practicing tricks; juggling

    Etymology: [L. praestigiosus.]

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How to say prestigious in sign language?

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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. Olivier Veran:

    We have had chief editors of prestigious magazines tell us that more and more often, they are obliged to use Photoshop, not to make the models look slimmer.

  2. Dan Harsha:

    It seemed pretty clear (the center) was just a front for Yanukovych, it wasn't just an independent think tank in Europe. There are not too many nonprofits with the wherewithal or the resources to hire perhaps the most prestigious Democratic lobbying group.

  3. Republican Representative Paul Gosar:

    To continue honoring Bill Cosby with this prestigious accolade would be an affront to women nationwide, particularly those who were victims of his horrific acts.

  4. Ben Wood:

    I think it is a hugely positive move to see a woman take such an important role in such a prestigious business.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I am extremely proud to be an alumnus of The University of Manchester, England. The University gave me a wonderful opportunity to pursue my Ph.D. by awarding me with Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships. It's surely the major accomplishment and a premier milestone in my life. My grateful thanks and heartfelt best wishes to The University of Manchester, one of the greatest Universities in the world.....this year ranked 5th in the UK and 38th worldwide. Keep it up, my Alma Mater.

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    the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
    • A. aspiration
    • B. downsizing
    • C. endeavor
    • D. drought

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