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prestige

noun [U]
 
 
/presˈtiːʒ/
respect or admiration that is given to someone or something, usually because of the reputation that they have for high quality, success, or social influence: The company has gained international prestige in recent years. the prestige of working for a top Wall Street firmlow/high prestige a gold credit card with high prestigeenjoy/gain prestige Many of these companies enjoy prestige outside their own countries.have/lack prestige The brand lacked prestige and had poor name recognition.
Translations of “prestige”
in Vietnamese uy tín…
in Spanish prestigio…
in Thai ศักดิ์ศรี…
in Malaysian martabat…
in French prestige…
in German das Prestige…
in Chinese (Traditional) 威信,聲望,威望…
in Indonesian gengsi…
in Russian престиж, признание…
in Turkish itibar, saygınlık, prestij…
in Chinese (Simplified) 威信,声望,威望…
in Polish prestiż…
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