Preeminence

Definition of Preeminence

Pre`em´i`nence
n.1.The quality or state of being preëminent; superiority in prominence or in excellence; distinction above others in quality, rank, etc.; rarely, in a bad sense, superiority or notoriety in evil; as, preëminence in honor.
The preëminence of Christianity to any other religious scheme.
- Addison.

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accent, accomplishment, ascendance, ascendancy, balance of power, concern, concernment, consequence, consequentiality, consideration, deanship, distinction, dominance, dominancy, domination, dominion, eminent domain, emphasis, excellence, exquisiteness, favor, greatness, high order, high rank, illustriousness, import, importance, incomparability, inimitability, interest, kudos, lead, magnificence, majority, mark, marvelousness, masterdom, matchlessness, materiality, merit, moment, note, one-upmanship, overlordship, paramountcy, peerlessness, precedence, predominance, predominancy, predomination, preponderance, preponderancy, prepotence, prepotency, prerogative, prestige, primacy, principality, priority, privilege, prominence, renown, right-of-way, self-importance, seniority, significance, skill, sovereignty, splendidness, splendiferousness, stress, success, superbness, supereminence, superexcellence, superfineness, superiority, supremacy, suzerainship, suzerainty, transcendence, transcendency, unsurpassedness, upper hand, value, virtuosity, weight, whip hand, worth
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