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17:57 Feb 19, 2008
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English term or phrase: pratistha aur samman
please help me bringing out the difference
rakesh s
Local time: 13:41

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5 +1Reputation and Respect
Rajesh Srivastava
4period (cumulative) vs. occasional (momentary)
Anindita Basu



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period (cumulative) vs. occasional (momentary)

Pratishtha is built over a period of time. Samman, though also used interchangeably with pratishtha, is also something that can be "awarded". Pratishtha cannot be bestowed.

Anindita Basu
Local time: 13:41
Native speaker of: Native in BengaliBengali, Native in HindiHindi
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Reputation and Respect

प्रतिष्ठा is someones reputation for which he or she is known and सम्मान is a kind of respect you show for others.
reputation is the opinion that people in general have about someone or something, or how much respect or admiration someone or something receives, based on past behaviour or character.
while politeness, honour, respect and care shown towards someone or something that is considered important. For exam. You really should treat your parents with more respect.

Example sentence(s):
  • He earned/established/gained/acquired a reputation as an entertaining speaker
  • His reputation was destroyed when he was caught stealing some money.

    Reference: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=67113&dict=CA...
    Reference: http://http:dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=67297&di...
Rajesh Srivastava
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