Preeminence - definition, transcription

Amer.  |priˈemənəns|
Brit.  |priˈemənəns|

noun

- high status importance owing to marked superiority (syn: distinction, eminence, note)

Examples

...the literary world has enthroned Shakespeare for so long that his preeminence among writers seems unassailable...

...the restaurant is known for the preeminence of its seafood dishes...

...some historians contended that no nation had attained such undisputed preeminence since the glory days of the Roman Empire...

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