Prestige

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act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something aggrandisement , aggrandizement , elevation
act that avoids a loss of face (of dignity or prestige) face saver , face saving
king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1712-1786) Frederick II , Frederick the Great
King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the crown (1762-1830) George , George IV
instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect humiliation , mortification
power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc influence
league of universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige Ivy League
possession by which prestige is measured status symbol
social prestige is measured, possession or activity by which status symbol
period in British history during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 19th century; her character and moral standards restored the prestige of the British monarchy but gave the era a prudish reputation Victorian age
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