Definitions for preeminencepriˈɛm ə nəns

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

    high status importance owing to marked superiority

    "a scholar of great eminence"

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  1. preeminence(Noun)

    the status of being preeminent, dominant or ascendant

  2. preeminence(Noun)

    high importance; superiority

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

  2. Origin: [F. prminence, L. praeeminentia. See Preminent.]

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