Definitions for preeminencepriˈɛm ə nəns
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eminence, distinction, preeminence, note(noun)
high status importance owing to marked superiority
"a scholar of great eminence"
the status of being preeminent, dominant or ascendant
high importance; superiority
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
Origin: [F. prminence, L. praeeminentia. See Preminent.]
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You see transformational activities in education that have taken place from time to time in the U.S. Like the end of the Second World War, for instance, they made high school mandatory, which opened up that option for a large number of students. It was transformative and led partially to America’s preeminence in the 20th century, i think the story of these six kids graduating now brings it home. Overwhelmingly it’s the children of color, who come from low-income backgrounds who a lot of people are not betting on.
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