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preeminence

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noun pre·em·i·nence \prē-ˈe-mə-nən(t)s\

Definition of preeminence

  1. :  the quality or state of being preeminent :  superiority



Examples of preeminence

  1. <the restaurant is known for the preeminence of its seafood dishes>

  2. <some historians contended that no nation had attained such undisputed preeminence since the glory days of the Roman Empire>



13th Century

First Known Use of preeminence

13th century

Rhymes with preeminence



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