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eminent

em·i·nent

eminent

 
pronunciation:
e m nnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: standing above others in fame or achievement; outstanding.
She is an eminent scientist.
synonyms:
distinguished, great, prominent
antonyms:
unknown
similar words:
acclaimed, famous, lofty, major, noble, noted, remarkable, renowned
derivation: eminently (adv.)
Word Parts
The word eminent contains the following part:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.