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Synonyms of prestigious in English:


  • 1 his work appeared in prestigious journals of physics
    reputable, distinguished, respected, esteemed, estimable, eminent, august, honoured, of high standing, of note, highly regarded, well thought of, acclaimed, authoritative, well known, in the public eye, celebrated, illustrious, leading, renowned, famed, famous
    [Antonyms] disreputable, obscure
  • 2 a prestigious job
    impressive, conferring prestige, important, prominent, exalted, high-ranking, influential, imposing, powerful, glamorous;
    well paid, high-end, expensive;
    British upmarket
    [Antonyms] minor, humble, lowly
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