prestige


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pres·tige

 (prĕ-stēzh′, -stēj′)
n.
1. The level of respect at which a person or thing is regarded by others; standing: an act that boosted his prestige; a job with low prestige.
2. Good reputation; honor: Her accomplishments lent a lot of prestige to the college.
3. Great respect or importance: Doctors are usually treated with prestige.

[French, illusion, magic trick, charm, ability to inspire admiration, prestige, from Latin praestīgiae, tricks, probably alteration of *praestrīgiae, from praestringere, to touch, blunt, blind : prae-, pre- + stringere, to draw tight; see streig- in Indo-European roots.]

prestige

(prɛˈstiːʒ)
n
1. high status or reputation achieved through success, influence, wealth, etc; renown
2.
a. the power to influence or impress; glamour
b. (modifier): a prestige car.
[C17: via French from Latin praestigiae feats of juggling, tricks; apparently related to Latin praestringere to bind tightly, blindfold, from prae before + stringere to draw tight, bind]

pres•tige

(prɛˈstiʒ, -ˈstidʒ)

n.
1. reputation or influence arising from success, achievement, rank, or other favorable attributes.
2. distinction or reputation attaching to a person or thing and thus possessing a cachet for others.
adj.
3. having or showing success, rank, wealth, etc.: a prestige car.
[1820–30; < French (orig. pl.): deceits, juggler's tricks < Latin praestīgiae juggler's tricks]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prestige - a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.prestige - a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.; "he wanted to achieve power and prestige"
standing - social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing"

prestige

prestige

noun
1. The level of credit or respect at which one is regarded by others:
2. A person's high standing among others:
3. A position of exalted widely recognized importance:
Translations
هَيْبَةٌهَيْبَه، إحْتِرام
prestiž
prestigeanseelse
arvovalta
prestiž
orîstír, álit
名声
명성
prestižas
prestižs
prestíž
ugled
prestige
ความเคารพนบนอบที่เป็นผลมาจากความสำเร็จ
itibarprestijsaygınlık
uy tín

prestige

[presˈtiːʒ] Nprestigio m

prestige

[prɛˈstiːʒ]
nprestige m
modif [job] → de prestige; [car, item] → de prestige

prestige

nPrestige nt; prestige valuePrestigewert m

prestige

[prɛsˈtiːʒ] nprestigio

prestige

(preˈstiːʒ) noun
reputation or influence due to success, rank etc.

prestige

هَيْبَةٌ prestiž prestige Prestige γόητρο prestigio arvovalta prestige prestiž prestigio 名声 명성 prestige prestisje prestiż prestígio престиж prestige ความเคารพนบนอบที่เป็นผลมาจากความสำเร็จ prestij uy tín 声望
References in classic literature ?
Strickland, and at the same time gave her not a little prestige.
He's relying on the prestige he'll get out of this idol of gold if his party finds it," thought on the young inventor.
It was not a love of the grandiose or the prestige attached to the command of great tonnage, for he continued, with an air of disgust and contempt, "Why, you get flung out of your bunk as likely as not in any sort of heavy weather.
Leisurely and with something of an air I strolled along with my heart expanding at the thought that I was a citizen of great Gotham, a sharer in its magnificence and pleasures, a partaker in its glory and prestige.
The extreme, almost ascetic purity of his thought, combined with an astounding ignorance of worldly conditions, had set before him a goal of power and prestige to be attained without the medium of arts, graces, tact, wealth - by sheer weight of merit alone.
How could one have expected her to throw off the unholy prestige of that long domination?
Battle after battle, Magersfontein, Colenso, Spion Kop, lost on the playing fields of Eton, had humiliated the nation and dealt the death-blow to the prestige of the aristocracy and gentry who till then had found no one seriously to oppose their assertion that they possessed a natural instinct of government.
Lieutenant Albert Werper had only the prestige of the name he had dishonored to thank for his narrow escape from being cashiered.
But presently it became apparent that he had not so easily escaped the fruits of his villainy as he had supposed, for upon the evening of the first day the rear of his little column was attacked by some of Barunda's warriors who had forged ahead of their fellows, with the result that the head of Ninaka's brother went to increase the prestige and glory of the house of the enemy.
We are informed that the prestige and success of our ministry will entirely depend upon whether or not we are able to arrange for the renewal of our treaty with Japan.
With all the bulk of its great wealth and prestige, it swept down upon Bell and his little bodyguard.
No: the reason was this: that from the fatal experiences of the fishery there hung a terrible prestige of perilousness about such a whale as there did about Rinaldo Rinaldini, insomuch that most fishermen were content to recognise him by merely touching their tarpaulins when he would be discovered lounging by them on the sea, without seeking to cultivate a more intimate acquaintance.