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pres·tig·ious

prestigious

 
 
pronunciation:
pre stI js [or] pre sti js
part of speech: adjective
definition: having prestige; highly esteemed.
His parents knew it was a good college that their son had chosen, but they'd hoped he would go to a more prestigious one.
similar words:
prestige
derivations: prestigiously (adv.), prestigiousness (n.)