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Definition of Prestige

(noun) The socially recognized admiration, honor, or respect attached to certain roles and statuses.

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  • Plural: prestiges

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Cite the Definition of Prestige

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “prestige.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 20, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/prestige/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

prestige. (2017). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/prestige/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “prestige.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 20, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/prestige/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“prestige.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2017. Web. 20 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/prestige/>.