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prestige (n.)

1650s, "trick," from French prestige (16c.) "deceit, imposture, illusion" (in Modern French, "illusion, magic, glamour"), from Latin praestigium "delusion, illusion" (see prestigious). Derogatory until 19c.; sense of "dazzling influence" first applied 1815, to Napoleon.

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Definitions of prestige from WordNet

prestige (n.)
a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.;
he wanted to achieve power and prestige
Synonyms: prestigiousness
From wordnet.princeton.edu