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No accent is more correct than another. And, here’s the irony. None of us talk the same way all the time. So why do we think some accents sound better than others?
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Origin of prestige
OTHER WORDS FROM prestigepres·tige·ful, adjective
Words nearby prestige
How to use prestige in a sentence
The storytelling tropes of these series soon spread to basically every other country in Scandinavia and, later, Western Europe, because creating a series in the vein of Danish drama was an easy way to become prestige-adjacent.One Good Thing: A Danish drama perfect for political devotees, now on Netflix|Emily VanDerWerff|September 11, 2020|Vox
When we look at some of our prestige brands we’ve seen a real acceleration in this area.‘Retailers are media owners in their own right’: Why e-commerce is driving more of Unilever’s media spend|Seb Joseph|September 9, 2020|Digiday
It signed an exclusive vaccine deal with AstraZeneca that gave the pharmaceutical giant sole rights and no guarantee of low prices—with the less-publicized potential for Oxford to eventually make millions from the deal and win plenty of prestige.Oxford’s COVID vaccine deal with AstraZeneca raises concerns about access and pricing|lbelanger225|August 24, 2020|Fortune
At least in more formal settings, we’re told the General American accent sounds smarter, more honest, safer—and that’s because it carries the prestige of social standing.
Amazon has been doing more in recent months to attract prestige brands to the platform, recognizing the opportunity to capture a new kind of shopper.Deep Dive: How to master Amazon advertising in the new normal|Digiday|July 29, 2020|Digiday
The Cup is a prestige project on which he has staked his reputation.
Malaysian bought five superjumbo Airbus A380s as much as a matter of prestige as of business logic.
Like blood ivory, some see it as a status symbol due to its perceived prestige and ballooned financial value.
And I truly believed that you would use your high office and prestige to move America toward racial reconciliation.An Open Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder: It’s Not About Race|Ron Christie|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In short, jazz now possesses a prestige unprecedented in its long history.Jazz (The Music of Coffee and Donuts) Has Respect, But It Needs Love|Ted Gioia|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.
In choosing Massna to carry to Paris the tidings of peace, it was not only his prestige and renown which influenced Bonaparte.
The man who has seen gains self-confidence and the prestige of his subject when he encounters others who have only heard and read.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The motive of this harmless ruse was to bolster up Spanish prestige and thereby avoid bloodshed.
In no colony where the value of the white manʼs prestige is appreciated would such a law have been promulgated.
British Dictionary definitions for prestige
- the power to influence or impress; glamour
- (modifier)a prestige car