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Definition of: eminent

(emə·nənt) adjective
1. High in station, merit, or esteem; distinguished; prominent; conspicuous: an eminent scholar.
2. Rising above other things; high in relative position; lofty: an eminent tower. [<L eminens, -entis, ppr. of eminere project]
Synonyms: conspicuous, distinguished, famed, famous, known, lofty, noted, prominent, remarkable, Signal. See CELEBRATED, HIGH, ILLUSTRIOUS, PARAMOUNT. Antonyms: common, commonplace, inferior, low, mean, ordinary.

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eminent anglican
eminent persons
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eminent personalities
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eminent men
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eminent philosophers
eminent historian
eminent indian
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eminent english
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"eminent" has the frequency of use of 0.0006% on en.wikipedia.org.

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