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PREEMINENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does preeminent mean? 

PREEMINENT (adjective)
  The adjective PREEMINENT has 1 sense:

1. greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement

  Familiarity information: PREEMINENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PREEMINENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement

Synonyms:

preeminent; leading

Context examples:

our greatest statesmen / the country's leading poet / a preeminent archeologist

Similar:

superior (of or characteristic of high rank or importance)


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