pre-eminently


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Adv.1.pre-eminently - to a preeminent degree; with superiority or distinction above others; in a preeminent manner; "a wide variety of pre-eminently contemporary scenes"

pre-eminently

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pre-eminently

[priːˈemɪnəntlɪ] ADV his family were pre-eminently farmerssu familia era fundamentalmente campesina
home ownership is a pre-eminently middle-class concernla adquisición de la vivienda es una inquietud muy propia de la clase media
it is also, and perhaps pre-eminently, a place of recreationes además, y tal vez principalmente, un lugar de esparcimiento

pre-eminently

advhauptsächlich, vor allem, in erster Linie; (= excellently)hervorragend

pre-eminently

[ˌpriːˈɛmɪnəntlɪ] advsoprattutto, preminentemente
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Sperm Whale Fishery) to his visiting card, such a procedure would be deemed pre-eminently presuming and ridiculous.
But the party on Christmas-day, being a strictly family party, was not the pre-eminently brilliant celebration of the season at the Red House.
Yes, a man in the nineteenth century must and morally ought to be pre-eminently a characterless creature; a man of character, an active man is pre-eminently a limited creature.
It strikingly bespeaks the first-class man that Captain Swosser pre-eminently was.
These four points, where the Seine intersected the wall of the capital, the Tournelle and the Tour de Nesle on the right, the Tour de Billy and the Tour du Bois on the left, were called pre-eminently, "the four towers of Paris.
The sight of this pre-eminently national attribute was enough to convince anybody, without words, that it was a serious matter for those who should happen to come into contact with it.
These qualities, it is true, are those pre-eminently of the "Works and Days": the literary values of the "Theogony" are of a more technical character, skill in ordering and disposing long lists of names, sure judgment in seasoning a monotonous subject with marvellous incidents or episodes, and no mean imagination in depicting the awful, as is shown in the description of Tartarus (ll.
In the confidence that our fellow-townsmen have not lost that high appreciation of public utility and private worth, for which they have long been so pre-eminently distinguished, we predict that this charming actress will be greeted with a bumper.
The number, tameness, and disgusting habits of the carrion-feeding hawks of South America make them pre-eminently striking to any one accustomed only to the birds of Northern Europe.
And not only they but any who are deemed pre-eminently good, whether they die from age, or in any other way, shall be admitted to the same honours.
It would, indeed, be a just punishment, as far as you are concerned, if Providence should take you at your word, and make you feel what others feel, that - ' She paused as a sudden burst of loud talking and laughter reached us from the dining-room, in which the voice of Hattersley was pre-eminently conspicuous, even to my unpractised ear.
I failed to mark anything pre-eminently pretty about those foamy-mouthed beasts that raced me.