Translation of eminence in Spanish:

eminence

Pronunciation: /ˈemənəns; ˈemɪnəns/

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (fame) prestigio (masculine), renombre (masculine), eminencia (feminine)
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    • The Edinburgh operation is in a very healthy situation, we are encountering very significant growth, and we can build on our core talents to operate from a position of eminence and strength in these competitive markets.
    • Salieri, who has risen from humble origins to his position of eminence through sheer hard work, is a deeply devout man.
    • While retaining strong connections with his roots, he progressed inexorably from unexceptional beginnings to a position of some eminence in Vienna.
  • 2 countable/numerable
    (Eminence)
    (title of cardinal) Eminencia His Eminence Cardinal Roncalli Su Eminencia el cardenal Roncalli Your Eminence Su or Vuestra Eminencia
  • 3 countable/numerable (hill) [formal] promontorio (masculine)
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    • The great railway barons, corrupt legislators, and assorted judicial eminences who made the legal history of American railroads are given only the most scant personal attention.
    • The male cheerleader was something of a campus eminence, regarded as an up-and-coming entrepreneur and future captain of industry.
    • This was the perfect voice to carry pop culture through the mid-60s, till things went tragic and the Beatles turned into eminences cloistered enough to be their own parodies.
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    • Join us for five days of hiking around Uncompahgre and Wetterhorn Peaks, complete with deep valleys, rocky eminences, alpine tundra, and towering mountains.
    • Upriver loomed the rocky eminence of Nephin Mountain.
    • A striking iceberg that I had seen photos of before had two foothill eminences joined at the top by a soaring St. Louis Gateway Arch of ice.

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