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em·i·nence

 (ĕm′ə-nəns)
n.
1. A position of great distinction or superiority: rose to eminence as a surgeon.
2. A rise of ground; a hill.
3.
a. A person of high station or great achievements.
b. also Eminence Roman Catholic Church Used with His or Your as a title and form of address for a cardinal.
4. A projection or protuberance from the surface of a body part, especially a bone.

eminence

(ˈɛmɪnəns)
n
1. a position of superiority, distinction, high rank, or fame
2. a high or raised piece of ground
3. (Anatomy) anatomy a projection of an organ or part
Also called: eminency
[C17: from French, from Latin ēminentia a standing out; see eminent]

Eminence

(ˈɛmɪnəns) or

Eminency

n, pl -nences or -nencies
(Roman Catholic Church) (preceded by: Your or His) a title used to address or refer to a cardinal

em•i•nence

(ˈɛm ə nəns)

n.
1. high station, rank, or repute.
2. a high elevation; hill or height.
3. (cap.) a title of honor, applied to cardinals (usu. prec. by His or Your).
4. an anatomical projection, esp. on a bone.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eminence - high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
high status - a position of superior status
king - preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts"
2.eminence - a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligamenteminence - a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
deltoid eminence, deltoid tuberosity - a bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"

eminence

noun
2. high ground, bank, rise, hill, summit, height, mound, elevation, knoll, hillock, kopje or koppie (S. African) The house is built on an eminence, and has a pleasing prospect.

eminence

noun
1. A position of exalted widely recognized importance:
2. A natural land elevation:
Translations
تَفَوُّق، بُروز، إمْتِيازصاحِب السُّمُو
eminencefremtrædende position
őeminenciája
heiîurstitill kardinálaupphefî; frægî
eminencia

eminence

[ˈemɪnəns] N
1. (= fame) → prestigio m, renombre m
to gain or win eminencealcanzar prestigio (as como)
2. (frm) (= hill) → promontorio m, prominencia f
3. (Rel) (= title of cardinal) → eminencia f
His/Your EminenceSu/Vuestra Eminencia

eminence

[ˈɛmɪnəns] n
(= distinction) → distinction f (= fame) → renommée f
to achieve eminence → parvenir à une position éminente
intellectual eminence → éminence f intellectuelle
political eminence → éminence f politique
(in titles) His Eminence → son Éminence
Your Eminence → votre Éminence

eminence

n
(= distinction)hohes Ansehen; doctors of eminence(hoch) angesehene Ärzte pl; to achieve eminencehohes Ansehen erlangen
(of ground)Erhebung f, → Anhöhe f
(Eccl) His/Your EminenceSeine/Eure Eminenz

eminence

[ˈɛmɪnəns] n
a. (fame) → eminenza, reputazione f
to gain or win eminence → farsi un nome or una reputazione
b. (Rel) His EminenceSua Eminenza
c. (frm) (hill) → altura

eminent

(ˈeminənt) adjective
outstanding; distinguished; famous. an eminent lawyer.
ˈeminence
1. distinction; fame.
2. a title of honour used to or of a cardinal. His Eminence Cardinal Kelly.
ˈeminently adverb
very. eminently suitable.

em·i·nence

n. eminencia o prominencia, forma de elevación semejante a la de la superficie de un hueso.