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"luminary" in British English

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(Definition of “luminary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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luminarynoun [ C ]

us /ˈlu·məˌner·i/

a person who is famous and important in a particular area of activity:

The speaker is a luminary in the field of cancer research.

(Definition of “luminary” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)