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Eminence vs. Preeminence

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  • Eminence (noun)

    Someone of high rank, reputation or social status.

  • Eminence (noun)

    The quality or state of being eminent.

  • Eminence (noun)

    Prominence in a particular order or accumulation; esteem.

  • Eminence (noun)

    An elevated land area or a hill.

  • Eminence (noun)

    A protuberance.

  • Eminence (noun)

    A dark purple color.

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  • Preeminence (noun)

    The status of being preeminent, dominant or ascendant.

  • Preeminence (noun)

    High importance; superiority.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Eminence (noun)

    That which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height.

  • Eminence (noun)

    An elevated condition among men; a place or station above men in general, either in rank, office, or celebrity; social or moral loftiness; high rank; distinction; preferment.

  • Eminence (noun)

    A title of honor, especially applied to a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Preeminence (noun)

    The quality or state of being preëminent; superiority in prominence or in excellence; distinction above others in quality, rank, etc.; rarely, in a bad sense, superiority or notoriety in evil; as, preëminence in honor.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Eminence (noun)

    high status importance owing to marked superiority;

    "a scholar of great eminence"

  • Eminence (noun)

    a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

  • Preeminence (noun)

    high status importance owing to marked superiority;

    "a scholar of great eminence"

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