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- Standard English is the prestige dialect of English because it is used by the establishment, educated people, and in academia. Other forms, non-standard English
- In the UK received pronunciation (RP) is the prestigious accent; cultivated Australian has a similar role in Australia
- In the United States, General American is ditto.
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- Wikipedia, "Prestige (sociolinguistics)"