[soo-per-em-uh-nuh nt]
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Origin of supereminent

1545–55; < Latin superēminent- (stem of superēminēns), present participle of supereminēre to stand out. See super-, eminent
Related formssu·per·em·i·nence, nounsu·per·em·i·nent·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. of distinction, dignity, or rank superior to that of others; pre-eminent
Derived Formssupereminence, noun
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