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. Brook Hazelton:

    This prestigious collection offers unprecedented insight into the private lives of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan, each object offers a 'through-the-keyhole' experience revealing as-yet-untold stories of two of the 20th century’s most celebrated public figures.

  2. Kamala Harris:

    We're going from the doors to many of our country's prestigious colleges and professions being closed to our community to new investments that educate the next generation of black leaders.

  3. Majid Kehtari:

    Nemati must make a decision on his future soon. Definitely, she can not participate in the World Archery Para Championships which will be held in Germany between August 23 to 30, she had to train at least two months under para-archery coach to participate in the prestigious event in Germany.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I had worked at the University of St. Andrews, over 25 years ago during 1985-88, as an academic staff and a research fellow at the Department of Chemistry. Those were the most wonderful and highly productive three and half years of my life. I was fortunate to work in association with one of the genius Scientists in the UK (Professor David Cole-Hamilton) at the most beautiful place in the world, St. Andrews. My research work had led to various patents and publications, creating a notable mark of distinction that stll makes me extremely proud. University of St. Andrews is not only the oldest and highly prestigious University in the world, but also the Crème de la crème, best of the best, and cut above the rest! My Best Wishes from USA, to University of St. Andrews. Mòran taing, Alma Mater.

  5. 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.

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