Pristine vs Prestige - What's the difference?
As an adjective pristine
is unspoiled; still with its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied or pristine
can be relating to sawfishes of the family pristidae.
As a noun prestige is
From (etyl) pristin.
Unspoiled; still with its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied
Primitive, pertaining to the earliest state of something
Relating to sawfishes of the family Pristidae.
* 2008, J.M. Whitty, N.M. Phillips, D.L. Morgan, J.A. Chaplin, D.C. Thorburn & S.C. Peverell, Habitat associations of Freshwater Sawfish (Pristis microdon)and Northern River Sharks (Glyphis sp. C): including genetic analysis of P. microdon across northern Australia [http://www.environment.gov.au/coasts/publications/pubs/freshwater-sawfish-northern-river-shark.pdf]
- This indicates that the present levels of genetic diversity in P. microdon are not unusually low, although the amount of diversity to be expected in pristine populations of coastal species of elasmobranch remains elusive because all populations investigated to date have suffered some degree of decline (e.g. Sandoval-Castillo et al. 2004, Keeney et al. 2005, Hoelzel et al. 2006, Stow et al. 2006, Lewallen et al. 2007).
(obsolete) Delusion; illusion; trick.
The quality of how good the reputation of something or someone is, how favourably something or someone is regarded.
- The sophisms of infidelity, and the prestiges of imposture.
- Oxford has a university of very high prestige .
* covert prestige
* overt prestige