adjective see prestige

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prestigeful — adjective respected, admired …   Wiktionary

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  • prestige — prestigeful, adj. /pre steezh , steej /, n. 1. reputation or influence arising from success, achievement, rank, or other favorable attributes. 2. distinction or reputation attaching to a person or thing and thus possessing a cachet for others or… …   Universalium

  • prestige — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from Middle French, conjuror s trick, illusion, from Latin praestigiae, plural, conjuror s tricks, from praestringere to graze, blunt, constrict, from prae + stringere to bind tight more at strain… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • prestige — noun widespread respect and admiration attracted through a perception of high achievements or quality. Derivatives prestigeful adjective Word History Prestige entered English in the mid 17th century from French, and ultimately derives from the… …   English new terms dictionary

  • prestigious — [pres tij′əs, prestē′jəs] adj. [L praestigiosus, full of deceitful tricks < praestigium, delusion: see PRESTIGE] 1. Archaic of or characterized by legerdemain or deceptionof or characterized by legerdemain or deception 2. [re formed from… …   English World dictionary

  • prestige — n. 1 respect, reputation, or influence derived from achievements, power, associations, etc. 2 (attrib.) having or conferring prestige. Derivatives: prestigeful adj. Etymology: F, = illusion, glamour, f. LL praestigium (as PRESTIGIOUS) …   Useful english dictionary

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