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prestige

noun [U] uk   /presˈtiːʒ/ us  
C1 respect and admiration given to someone or something, usually because of a reputation for high quality, success, or social influence: The company has gained international prestige. Many people are attracted by the prestige of working for a top company.Quality and standard

prestige

adjective [before noun] uk   /presˈtiːʒ/ us  
causing admiration because of being connected with being rich or powerful: a prestige address/car/job/labelExpensive and luxuriousCosting too much
(Definition of prestige from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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