Eminence - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈemɪnəns|  American pronunciation of the word eminence
Brit.  |ˈɛmɪnəns|  British pronunciation of the word eminence
- high status importance owing to marked superiority (syn: distinction, note, preeminence)
a scholar of great eminence
- a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament (syn: tubercle)

Examples

...the eminence of the Nobel Prize in the field of awards and prizes...

...the old citadel sits on an eminence with a commanding view of the city...

His Eminence graced the banquet by his presence.

Word forms

noun
singular: eminence
plural: eminences
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