Examples of eminent in a Sentence
The trend discerned by Wilde a century ago, of course, has only accelerated in recent years, as the line between trashy celebrity exposés and serious biographies of eminent artists, statesmen and thinkers has grown increasingly blurred. —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times, 20 May 1994
Next year sees the 150th anniversary of the ‘invention’ of the dinosaurs by the eminent English anatomist and palaeontologist, Richard Owen. —Nicholas Fraser, Nature, 20 & 27 Dec. 1990
many eminent surgeons are on the hospital's staff
Recent Examples of eminent from the Web
For over two years, Kushner Companies has talked to Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, an eminent Qatari, about investing in 666 Fifth.
For the high-speed Rollin' Thunder - OWA's pre-eminent roller coaster attraction - patrons under 51 inches are prohibited from riding.
Another contentious issue: money to speed the seizure, through eminent domain, of private land in Texas to build President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
From Keystone in Nebraska to this pipeline, the use of eminent domain to take land for these projects always struck me as the most volatile—and the most unifying—issue on which to attack them.
Still pending is the status of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, a body of eminent scientists and high-tech industry leaders that went out of business at the end of the Obama administration.
Ground was broken in 1971 and the government bought up 140 farms — some taken through eminent domain — along the river.
In regular session, the council held a hearing and approved acquiring part of the property at 700 W. Grand Ave. by eminent domain, and approved the city’s 2017-18 action plan of goals and priorities.
City officials are asking council Wednesday for approval to proceed with eminent domain action in court, where a judge would order the sale of the building that is part of a 12-acre lot in the Evanston neighborhood.
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Origin and Etymology of eminent
Synonym Discussion of eminent
EMINENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eminent for English Language Learners
: successful, well-known and respected
EMINENT Defined for Kids
Definition of eminent for Students
: successful, well-known, and respected an eminent physician
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