Preeminent

• (a.) Eminent above others; prominent among those who are eminent; superior in excellence; surpassing, or taking precedence of, others; rarely, surpassing others in evil, or in bad qualities; as, preeminent in guilt.
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Preëminent

Pre·ëm'i·nent adjective [ Latin praeminens , -entis , present participle praeminere to be prominent, to surpass: confer French prééminent . See Pre- , and Eminent .] Eminent above others; prominent among those who are eminent; superior in excellence; surp...
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