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preeminence

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1 exceptionally high quality
  • the restaurant is known for the preeminence of its seafood dishes

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2 controlling power or influence over others
  • some historians contended that no nation had attained such undisputed preeminence since the glory days of the Roman Empire

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The first known use of preeminence was in the 13th century

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“Preeminence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preeminence. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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