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English noun: eminence

1. eminence (state) high status importance owing to marked superiority


SamplesA scholar of great eminence.


Synonymsdistinction, note, preeminence


Broader (hypernym)high status


Narrower (hyponym)king

2. eminence (body) a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament


Synonymstubercle, tuberosity


Broader (hypernym)appendage, outgrowth, process


Narrower (hyponym)deltoid eminence, deltoid tuberosity









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