prestige

noun
ADJECTIVE
considerable, enormous, great, high, immense

Winning the prize carries immense prestige.

low
international, national
occupational (AmE), personal
academic, intellectual, political, social
VERB + PRESTIGE
enjoy, have

an international company that enjoys immense prestige

lack
acquire, derive (from sth), gain, get

Lavish hospitality allows the host to gain prestige.

accord sb/sth, attach to sb/sth, give sb/sth

Different jobs are accorded different levels of prestige.

bring, carry, confer, lend

Owning landed property confers prestige.

lose
boost, enhance, increase, raise
damage, lower

The couple's prestige was damaged by the allegations.

PREPOSITION
prestige among, prestige with

the party's prestige among the public

prestige within

The post carried great prestige within the police force.

PHRASES
a loss of prestige

Doctors have suffered a loss of prestige following a spate of scandals.


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  • Prestige- — Prestige …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Prestige — Prestige …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • prestige — [ prɛstiʒ ] n. m. • 1518; lat. præstigium « artifice, illusion » 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Illusion dont les causes sont surnaturelles, magiques. « Fascinez le par de doux prestiges » (Nerval). 2 ♦ Vieilli ou littér. Artifice séducteur. « Tous les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Prestige — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Voluntarios limpiando las costas de Galicia después de la catástrofe del Prestige, marzo de 2003 El Prestige fue un buque petrolero monocasco que resultó accidentado el 13 de novi …   Wikipedia Español

  • prestige — pres‧tige [preˈstiːʒ] noun [uncountable] the respect and importance a person, organization, profession, or product has because of their success and high quality: • The bank lost both money and prestige as a result of the transaction. • Revlon… …   Financial and business terms

  • Prestige — [pʁɛs.ˈtiːʒ] bezeichnet den Ruf (Leumund) einer Person, einer Sache (z. B. eines Gegenstandes, eines Ortes oder einer Institution), oder einer Gruppe von Personen oder von Sachen in der Öffentlichkeit eines bestimmten kulturellen Umfeldes.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • prestige — 1. The word originally meant ‘illusion, conjuring trick’ and hence ‘deception’, and acquired its current favourable meaning ‘reputation derived from status or achievements’ in the 19c, the link being the element of magic common to both meanings.… …   Modern English usage

  • Prestige — Sn Ansehen, Geltung erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. prestige m., eigentlich Blendwerk, Nimbus , dieses aus l. praestīgia f. Blendwerke, Gaukeleien . In den Volkssprachen hat sich die positive Bedeutung Nimbus… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Prestige — (Маскали,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: 95021 Маскали, Италия Описание …   Каталог отелей

  • prestige — PRESTIGE. s. m. L S se prononce. Illusion par sortilege. Les magieiens d Egypte n agissoient que par prestige. tous les changemens qu on croyoit qu ils faisoient n estoient que des prestiges, que de purs prestiges. il y a du prestige à cela …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Prestige — Pres tige (?; 277), n. [F., fr. L. praestigum delusion, illusion, praestigae deceptions, jugglers tricks, prob. fr. prae before + the root of stinguere to extinguish, originally, to prick. See {Stick}, v.] 1. Delusion; illusion; trick. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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