Definition of 'prestige'
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The government should look to the example of Japan which has squandered international prestige by its pointless annual whale hunts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government should look to the example of Japan which has squandered international prestige by its pointless annual whale hunts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet for years commuter services have lost out on investment to more prestige projects. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That money and prestige and status do not always matter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your desire in life is power and prestige. The Sun (2014)It was in great condition and looked like a prestige car. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How much prestige or influence do they have? How to Face Interviews (1981)These positions are greatly coveted and carry high prestige. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Big men are individuals who seek prestige and renown through their roles as organizers of economic production. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)It is important not just for football reasons but also for the prestige of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Olympic success equals international profile and prestige. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thus did the father maintain his power and prestige. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)It took him almost an hour to turn around his truck of prestige cars. The Sun (2008)Sometimes people use the term "status" to mean " high prestige. Sociology (1995)Their funding, prestige and their position in international tables depend on the quality of their research. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Instead they love taking responsibility for prestige projects but dislike the dull nitty-gritty of real reform. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For the younger participant, the project offers instant prestige. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I encourage you to find an area of ministry that offers no glamour, no prestige. Christianity Today (2000)This is probably because Formula One carries an almost unbeatable prestige and glamour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's more about a country 's prestige than music. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Knowledge, rather than wealth or nepotism, needs to become the basis on which to build prestige. A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)
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Translations for 'prestige'
British English: prestige /prɛˈstiːʒ/ NOUN
If a person, a country, or an organization has prestige, they are admired and respected because they are important or successful.
It was his responsibility for foreign affairs that gained him international prestige.
- American English: prestige
- Arabic: هَيْبَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: prestígio
- Chinese: 声望
- Croatian: prestiž
- Czech: prestiž
- Danish: prestige
- Dutch: prestige
- European Spanish: prestigio
- Finnish: arvovalta
- French: prestige
- German: Prestige
- Greek: γόητρο
- Italian: prestigio
- Japanese: 名声
- Korean: 명성
- Norwegian: prestisje
- Polish: prestiż
- European Portuguese: prestígio
- Romanian: renume
- Russian: престиж
- Spanish: prestigio
- Swedish: prestige
- Thai: ความเคารพนบนอบที่เป็นผลมาจากความสำเร็จ
- Turkish: prestij
- Ukrainian: престиж
- Vietnamese: uy tín
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