preeminent

or pre-em·i·nent

[pree-em-uh-nuhnt]
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Origin of preeminent

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin praeēminent- (stem of praeēminēns), present participle of praeēminēre to project forward, be prominent. See pre-, eminent
Related formspre·em·i·nent·ly, adverb

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Related Words for preeminently

exceptionally, incomparably, notably, very, supremely

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