prestige
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /pɹɛsˈti(d)ʒ/, /pɹəˈsti(d)ʒ/
  • (obsolete) IPA: /ˈpɹɛstɪdʒ/
Noun

prestige (uncountable)

  1. The quality of how good the reputation of something or someone is, how favourably something or someone is regarded.
    Oxford has a university of very high prestige.
  2. (obsolete, often preceded by "the") Delusion; illusion; trick.
Translations Adjective

prestige (not comparable)

  1. (sociolinguistics, of a linguistic form) Regarded as relatively prestigious; often, considered the standard language or language variety, or a part of such a variety.



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