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
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.
In regular session at 4:30 p.m., the council will hold a hearing on a request to acquire the property at 700 W. Grand Ave. by eminent domain; and will discuss its 2017-18 action plan of goals and priorities for the city.
After Saxena applied for a land-use change back in 2005, Dinesh Dayma, an agent acting on behalf of IREO, convinced him to sell his land before the government acquired it by eminent domain, according to Saxena.
Then in 1924, the city condemned the property and began proceedings to claim it through eminent domain.
Memoirs are written by less obviously eminent sorts.
The U.S. will press China to ramp up pressure on North Korea in a round of high-level talks on Wednesday, hoping for action on what Washington sees as a pre-eminent threat, a senior U.S. diplomat said Monday.
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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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