Definition of eminent in English:

eminent

Line breaks: emi|nent
Pronunciation: /ˈɛmɪnənt
 
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adjective

1(Of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere: one of the world’s most eminent statisticians
More example sentences
  • Nevertheless, it is very prestigious, and is often awarded to eminent people in the sciences and arts.
  • Here are some excerpts from the opinions expressed by some eminent personalities.
  • These four participants will then be sent to Mumbai for training and will be groomed by eminent people in the film industry.
Synonyms
2 [attributive] (Of a positive quality) present to a notable degree: the book’s scholarship and eminent readability
More example sentences
  • The quality is eminent, but the case does have a fundamental flaw - the lack of cooling.
  • It does seem an eminent candidate for discreet burial, doesn't it?
Synonyms
obvious, clear, conspicuous, marked, singular, signal, outstanding;

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin eminent- 'jutting, projecting', from the verb eminere.

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