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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pres·tige /prɛˈstiʒ, ˈstiʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pres·tige n.
 1. Delusion; illusion; trick. [Obs.]
    The sophisms of infidelity, and the prestiges of imposture.   --Bp. Warburton.
 2. Weight or influence derived from past success; expectation of future achievements founded on those already accomplished; force or charm derived from acknowledged character or reputation. “The prestige of his name must go for something.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a high standing achieved through success or influence or
          wealth etc.; "he wanted to achieve power and prestige"
          [syn: prestigiousness]