Definition of preeminently in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌprēˈemənəntlē/


[sentence adverb]
Above all; in particular: this is preeminently the haying month throughout the northern states
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  • The real ‘Key West lime juice’ is a gourmet's delight, pre-eminently suited for use in a variety of pastry pies.
  • The answer is that the clubs lay at the heart of industrial Lanarkshire and football was pre-eminently the game of steelworkers, miners and shipbuilders.
  • Although Neville was supremely competent both as a newspaper journalist and as a broadcaster, I always thought of him pre-eminently as a man of the arts.
primarily, principally, above all, chiefly, mostly, mainly, in particular

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Syllabification: pre·em·i·nent·ly

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