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noun em·i·nence \ˈe-mə-nən(t)s\

Definition of eminence

  1. 1 :  a position of prominence or superiority

  2. 2 :  one that is eminent, prominent, or lofty: such asa :  an anatomical protuberance (as on a bone)b :  a person of high rank or attainments —often used as a title for a cardinalc :  a natural elevation

Examples of eminence in a sentence

  1. the eminence of the Nobel Prize in the field of awards and prizes

  2. the old citadel sits on an eminence with a commanding view of the city

15th Century

First Known Use of eminence

15th century

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EMINENCE Defined for English Language Learners

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noun em·i·nence \ˈe-mə-nən(t)s\

Definition of eminence for English Language Learners

  • : a condition of being well-known and successful

  • : a person of high rank or achievements

  • : an area of high ground


EMINENCE Defined for Kids

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noun em·i·nence \ˈe-mə-nəns\

Definition of eminence for Students

  1. 1 :  the condition of being well-known and respected The brilliant scientist had earned eminence in her field.

  2. 2 :  a piece of high ground :  hill


Medical Dictionary

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noun em·i·nence \ˈem-ə-nən(t)s\

Medical Definition of eminence

  1. :  a protuberance or projection on a bodily part and especially a bone



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