Definitions for preeminencepriˈɛm ə nəns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pre•em•i•nencepriˈɛm ə nəns(n.)

or pre-em•i•nence

  1. the state or character of being preeminent.

Origin of preeminence:

1175–1225; ME < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eminence, distinction, preeminence, note(noun)

    high status importance owing to marked superiority

    "a scholar of great eminence"

Wiktionary

  1. preeminence(Noun)

    the status of being preeminent, dominant or ascendant

  2. preeminence(Noun)

    high importance; superiority

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preeminence(noun)

    the quality or state of being preeminent; superiority in prominence or in excellence; distinction above others in quality, rank, etc.; rarely, in a bad sense, superiority or notoriety in evil; as, preeminence in honor

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