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gray eminence Syllabification: gray em·i·nence
Pronunciation: /ɡrā ˈemənəns/

Definition of gray eminence in English:


Another term for éminence grise.
Example sentences
  • So it's entirely plausible that Martin was isolated out of the real, real loop by the grey eminences close to the prime minister.
  • It was a clear sign that even though he himself will not serve in this government, he remains the grey eminence behind it - perhaps even the puppet-master.
  • The grey eminence behind the Restoration was nevertheless a civilian politician, Antonio Cánovas del Castillo.
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