Brian Tamanaha asks what is really being lost in this all-out race for prestige and revenue.
He is among those who think that expanding the Best Picture category diminishes the prestige of the nomination.
“We are paying through the nose for prestige,” Goldrick-Rab said.
For all its waning power and prestige, the world continues to look to the United States for solutions and for hope.
Malaysian bought five superjumbo Airbus A380s as much as a matter of prestige as of business logic.
This is supposed to rob the mediaeval universities of any prestige that may come to them for this marvellous progress.
Do not disturb the prestige which belongs to a distant and unfamiliar power.
If he ordered it, he would have to force it through, or the prestige he had won would be lost.
For the boatmen of Beirut have not lost their prestige and power.
They have their wealth and their prestige and their privileges, and they stand at bay.
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.