Definition of “prestige” - English Dictionary

“prestige” in British English

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prestigenoun [ U ]

uk /presˈtiːʒ/ us /presˈtiːʒ/

prestigeadjective [ before noun ]

uk /presˈtiːʒ/ us /presˈtiːʒ/

causing admiration 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)

“prestige” in American English

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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 social influence:

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)

“prestige” in Business English

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prestigenoun [ U ]

uk /presˈtiːʒ/ us

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 firm
low/high prestige a gold credit card with high prestige
enjoy/gain prestige Many of these companies enjoy prestige outside their own countries.
have/lack prestige The brand lacked prestige and had poor name recognition.

prestigeadjective [ before noun ]

uk /presˈtiːʒ/ us

used to describe something that causes people to feel respect or admiration, for example because it is of high quality or connected with social success:

The company is a manufacturer of prestige products.

(Definition of “prestige” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)