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eminence

Synonyms of eminence in English:

noun

  • 2 her first-class mind made her an eminence in the British establishment
    important person, influential person, distinguished person, dignitary, luminary, worthy, grandee, notable, notability, personage, leading light, VIP
    North American informal big wheel, big kahuna, top banana, big enchilada
  • 3 formal the hotel dominated Scarborough from its eminence above the sea
    elevation, rise, rising/raised ground, height, hill, bank, mound
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