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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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