Definition of pre-eminence in English:

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Pronunciation: /priːˈɛmɪnəns/


[mass noun]
The fact of surpassing all others; superiority: the Edinburgh Festival maintains its pre-eminence because of the quality of its programming
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  • In past single-party eras, the majority party earned its preeminence with broad popular support.
  • Mach, like Ostwald, also denied the pre-eminence of mechanical explanation.
  • Even today, in the modern world, India retains its position of pre-eminence in spiritual leadership.
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