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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - High status importance owing to marked superiority.

Usage examples (35)
  • (Note that the adjective in Emma that vies with "every" for preeminence is "interesting.")
  • The competition between these two nations for low-carbon preeminence is critical for the climate.
  • Organizations that sustain preeminence do so because they understand that being entrenched in their past successes is the surest path to future failure.
  • Constantine, the eldest of the Caesars, obtained, with a certain preeminence of rank, the possession of the new capital, which bore his own name and that of his father. for more
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