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pre-eminentadjective

uk   /ˌpriːˈem.ɪ.nənt/  us   /ˌpriːˈem.ə.nənt/ formal
pre-eminence
noun [U] uk   /ˌpriːˈem.ɪ.nəns/  us   /ˌpriːˈem.ə.nəns/
His pre-eminence in his ​subject is ​internationallyrecognized.
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