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preeminent

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2 highest in rank or authority
  • the preeminent golfer of his generation

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3 standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement
  • a meeting of preeminent scientists from around the world

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“Preeminent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preeminent. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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