eminently

[ em-uh-nuh nt-lee ]
/ ˈem ə nənt li /

adverb

highly; very: He is eminently qualified.

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Origin of eminently

First recorded in 1620–30; eminent + -ly
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eminently
/ (ˈɛmɪnəntlɪ) /

adverb

extremelyeminently sensible
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