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English definition of “eminence”


noun uk   /ˈem.ɪ.nəns/ us  

eminence noun (FAME)

[U] the state of being famous, respected, or important: his eminence as a film directorFame and famous

eminence noun (BODY PART)

[C] specialized medical part of an organ in the body, especially a bone, that sticks out: the thenar eminence in the hand
(Definition of eminence noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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