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Widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality,
  1. Widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality
    • - he experienced a tremendous increase in prestige following his victory
  2. Denoting something that arouses such respect or admiration
    • - prestige wines

  1. a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.; "he wanted to achieve power and prestige"
  2. The Prestige was a Liberian-owned oil tanker, operating under a Bahamian flag, that on 19 November 2002 sank off the coast of Galicia, Spain.
  3. The Prestige was an oil tanker whose sinking in 2002 off the Galician coast caused a large oil spill. The spill polluted thousands of kilometers of coastline and more than one thousand beaches on the Spanish and French coast, as well as causing great damage to the local fishing industry. ...
  4. In sociolinguistics, prestige describes the level of respect accorded to a language or dialect as compared to that of other languages or dialects in a speech community. The concept of prestige in sociolinguistics is closely related to that of prestige or class within a society. ...
  5. Prestige is a word commonly used to describe reputation or esteem, though it has three somewhat related meanings that, to some degree, may be contradictory. Which meaning applies depends on the historical context and the person using the word.
  6. The Prestige is a 1995 novel by British writer Christopher Priest. The novel is epistolary in structure; that is, it purports to be a collection of real diaries that were kept by the protagonists and later collated. ...
  7. The Prestige is the eighth album by Danish death metal band Illdisposed.
  8. The Prestige is a 2006 mystery thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan, with a screenplay adapted from Christopher Priest's 1995 novel of the same name. The story follows Robert Angier and Alfred Borden, rival stage magicians in London at the beginning of the 20th century. ...
  9. Delusion; illusion; trick; The quality of how good the reputation of something or someone is, how favourably something or someone is regarded
  10. (Prestiges) (V,2): an illusion; a conjuring trick; a deception, an imposture. Blinding or dazzling influence; `magic', glamour; influence or reputation derived from previous character, achievements, or associations, or esp. from past success.
  11. The Wiley imprint is one of the best known and most respected in international publishing.
  12. (Prestige) is social honor, or honor that receives from others.
  13. A condition of superior status, rank, or distinction relative to one’s peers or society in general, constituting a basic human need, sometimes causing respondents to react to questions in ways they perceive to be more prestigious.
  14. the image of a company, gained from its headquarters address (e.g. Oxford Street, London) or its its traditional high-quality manufacturing location e.g. Sheffield (steel). See Industrial Inertia.
  15. the value people in a society associate with various occupations
  16. power to command admiration; influence deriving from being admired.
  17. this is a very important variable and one which could be used to give different units of a force very different character on the battlefield. Prestige is about what motivates the slitheren to achieve? ...
  18. The respect or regard with which a person or status position is regarded by others.
  19. Esteem, respect, or approval for acts, deeds, or qualities considered exemplary.
  20. classes are slowly doing the opposite of what they were intended to do.