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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"|
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adverb particularly, signally, above all, notably, by far, exceptionally, emphatically, strikingly, supremely, eminently, conspicuously, superlatively, singularly, far and away, par excellence (French), incomparably, inimitably, matchlessly Britain was depicted as `pre-eminently a nation of traders and travellers'.
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pre-eminently[priːˈemɪnəntlɪ] ADV his family were pre-eminently farmers → su familia era fundamentalmente campesina
home ownership is a pre-eminently middle-class concern → la adquisición de la vivienda es una inquietud muy propia de la clase media
it is also, and perhaps pre-eminently, a place of recreation → es además, y tal vez principalmente, un lugar de esparcimiento
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