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preeminence Syllabification: pre·em·i·nence
Pronunciation: /prēˈemənəns/

Definition of preeminence in English:


The fact of surpassing all others; superiority: the region has never regained the economic preeminence that it once enjoyed
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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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