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prestige

pres·tige

prestige

 
pronunciation:
pre stij [or] pre stizh
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: importance, good reputation, or influence based on one's achievements, wealth, or the like.
Winning the Nobel Prize for his discovery brought the scientist fame and prestige.
synonyms:
importance, prominence, reputation
similar words:
distinction, influence, note, preeminence, repute, status
definition 2: the command of respect and admiration conferred by association, as with certain positions, occupations, organizations, or the like.
He's happy being a high school teacher, though being a professor would have brought him more prestige.The college gained a good deal of prestige when one of its faculty members received the Nobel Prize.
similar words:
admiration, celebrity, distinction, face, fame, glory, honor, prominence, renown, respect, status
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having, showing, or conferring prestige; esteemed.
synonyms:
esteemed, prestigious
similar words:
renowned, reputable, respected