Eminent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈemɪnənt|  American pronunciation of the word eminent
Brit.  |ˈɛmɪnənt|  British pronunciation of the word eminent

adjective

- standing above others in quality or position(syn: high)

eminent members of the community

- of imposing height; especially standing out above others(syn: lofty, soaring, towering)

an eminent peak

Examples

...many eminent surgeons are on the hospital's staff...

A lawyer who is eminent in his field

...a writer celebrated for his classical profiles of eminent Victorians...

...the eminent professor harangued for three hours on his favorite subject, the clash of East and West...

The novel has a foreword by an eminent critic and an afterword by the author herself.

Poor men often rose to eminent place. (J. E. T. Rogers)

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