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em·i·nent

 (ĕm′ə-nənt)
adj.
1. Well-known and respected, especially for achievement in a particular field: an eminent historian. See Synonyms at famous.
2.
a. Outstanding or remarkable: handled the situation with eminent skill.
b. Being such in full measure; complete; absolute: "the eminent sanity, good-humor and judgement you always display in pushing matters you have at heart" (Theodore Roosevelt).
3. Towering or standing out above others; prominent: an eminent peak.

[Middle English, from Latin ēminēns, ēminent-, present participle of ēminēre, to stand out : ē-, ex-, ex- + -minēre, to jut out; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

em′i·nent·ly adv.
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eminently

(ˈɛmɪnəntlɪ)
adv
extremely: eminently sensible.
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Adv.1.eminently - in an eminent manner; "two subjects on which he was eminently qualified to make an original contribution"
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eminently

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eminently

adverb
To a high degree:
Informal: awful.
Chiefly Regional: mighty.
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Translations
جِدّا، بِصورَةٍ بارِزَه
højtsærdeles
ágætlega, alveg sérstaklega

eminently

[ˈemɪnəntlɪ] ADV [suitable, qualified, respectable] → sumamente
his earliest work is eminently forgettablesus primeras obras no tienen nada de memorables
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eminently

[ˈɛmɪnəntli] adv [sensible, reasonable, suitable] → parfaitement; [practical] → extrêmement; [readable, watchable] → extrêmement; [affordable, acceptable] → parfaitement; [forgettable] → totalement
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eminently

adv (= extremely) sensible, readableausgesprochen; practicaläußerst; desirableüberaus; eminently suitable or suitedvorzüglich geeignet; eminently respectablehoch angesehen; an eminently forgettable speecheine Rede, die man getrost vergessen kann; it seems to me eminently reasonableich finde es durchaus berechtigt; to be eminently qualified for something/to do somethingsich vorzüglich für etw eignen/dazu eignen, etw zu tun; to be eminently capable of somethingeindeutig zu etw fähig sein
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eminently

[ˈɛmɪnəntlɪ] advassolutamente, perfettamente
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
He was an affectionate father, after his manner; but he would probably have described himself (if he had been put, like Sissy Jupe, upon a definition) as 'an eminently practical' father.
And now, in the blooming summer days, behold Mr and Mrs Boffin established in the eminently aristocratic family mansion, and behold all manner of crawling, creeping, fluttering, and buzzing creatures, attracted by the gold dust of the Golden Dustman!
There remains, then, the character between these two extremes,- -that of a man who is not eminently good and just,-yet whose misfortune is brought about not by vice or depravity, but by some error or frailty.
As we are sensible that much the greatest part of our readers are very eminently possessed of this quality, we have left them a space of twelve years to exert it in; and shall now bring forth our heroe, at about fourteen years of age, not questioning that many have been long impatient to be introduced to his acquaintance.
When we see any part or organ developed in a remarkable degree or manner in any species, the fair presumption is that it is of high importance to that species; nevertheless the part in this case is eminently liable to variation.
Our arrangement is eminently satisfactory, except in one particular.
The whole look of the man, in spite of his habitual reserve, declared him to be eminently trustworthy.
One stop brought us into the family sitting-room, without any introductory lobby or passage: they call it here 'the house' pre- eminently. It includes kitchen and parlour, generally; but I believe at Wuthering Heights the kitchen is forced to retreat altogether into another quarter: at least I distinguished a chatter of tongues, and a clatter of culinary utensils, deep within; and I observed no signs of roasting, boiling, or baking, about the huge fireplace; nor any glitter of copper saucepans and tin cullenders on the walls.
His first experiment with articles of little but increasing weight was eminently successful.
for it seems not right to turn out and banish such a one; neither does it seem right to govern him, for that would be like desiring to share the power with Jupiter and to govern him: nothing then remains but what indeed seems natural, and that is for all persons quietly to submit to the government of those who are thus eminently virtuous, and let them be perpetually kings in the separate states.
It makes him pre- eminently a modern poet--a poet of the self-pondering, perfectly educated, modern world, which, having come to the end of all direct and purely external experiences, must necessarily turn for its entertainment to the world within:--
"Still, it is a Joke," declared the Woggle-Bug; firmly, "and a Joke derived from a play upon words is considered among educated people to be eminently proper."