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prestigenoun [U]

uk   us   /presˈtiːʒ/

prestigeadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /presˈtiːʒ/
causingadmiration because of being ​connected with being ​rich or ​powerful: a prestige ​address/​car/​job/​label
(Definition of prestige from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prestigenoun [U]

 us   /presˈtiʒ, -ˈtidʒ/
respect and ​admiration given to someone or something, usually because of a ​reputation for high ​quality, ​success, or ​socialinfluence: No one would go into this ​sort of ​work for the prestige.
prestigious
adjective  us   /presˈtɪdʒ·əs/
a prestigious ​school
(Definition of prestige from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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prestigenoun [U]

uk   us   /presˈtiːʒ/
respect or admiration that is given to someone or something, usually because of the ​reputation that they have for high ​quality, ​success, or ​socialinfluence: The ​company has ​gainedinternational prestige in recent ​years. the prestige of ​working for a ​top Wall Street ​firmlow/high prestige a ​goldcreditcard with high prestigeenjoy/gain prestige Many of these ​companies enjoy prestige outside their own countries.have/lack prestige The ​brandlacked prestige and had ​poornamerecognition.

prestigeadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /presˈtiːʒ/
used to describe something that causes ​people to ​feelrespect or admiration, for ​example because it is of high ​quality or ​connected with ​socialsuccess: The ​company is a ​manufacturer of prestige ​products.
(Definition of prestige from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prestige”
in Spanish prestigio…
in Vietnamese uy tín…
in Malaysian martabat…
in Thai ศักดิ์ศรี…
in French prestige…
in German das Prestige…
in Chinese (Simplified) 威信,声望,威望…
in Turkish itibar, saygınlık, prestij…
in Russian престиж, признание…
in Indonesian gengsi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 威信,聲望,威望…
in Polish prestiż…
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