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prestigious (adjective), more prestigious, most prestigious
1. Referring to an activity, an institution, a job, or an objective which is greatly respected, esteemed, distinguished, and admired: Sharon received a prestigious award from her company for her outstanding achievements.
2. Etymology: from Latin praestigious, "full of tricks", from praestigiae. "juggler's tricks" from prae-, pre-, "before" + stringere, "to tie" or "to bind".
Pertaining to having an esteemed reputation.
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