eminence

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. height, altitude, elevation; distinction, rank, repute, importance; hill, height. See clergy.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Importance]
Syn. standing, prominence, distinction; see fame 1 .
2. [An elevation]
Syn. projection, peak, highland; see height 1 , hill .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. position rank, fame, standing, importance, prominency, distinction, greatness, repute, celebrity, station, loftiness.
2. hill rise, elevation, height, prominence, peak, summit, ridge, high ground.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A position of exalted widely recognized importance: distinction, eminency, fame, glory, illustriousness, luster, mark, notability, note, preeminence, prestige, prominence, prominency, renown. See IMPORTANT, KNOWLEDGE, RESPECT. 2. A natural land elevation: hill, prominence, rise. See HIGH. 3. An important, influential person: character, dignitary, leader, lion, nabob, notability, notable, personage. Informal: big-timer, heavyweight, somebody, someone, VIP. Slang: big shot, big wheel, bigwig, muckamuck. See IMPORTANT.

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  • éminence — [ eminɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1314; lat. eminentia 1 ♦ Anat. Saillie, protubérance. Les éminences osseuses. ⇒ apophyse, tubercule, tubérosité. 2 ♦ Cour. Élévation de terrain relativement isolée. ⇒ butte, élévation, hauteur, monticule, tertre. Observatoire… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Eminence — may refer to:Places: *In the United States: ** Eminence Township, Logan County, Illinois ** Eminence, Indiana ** Eminence, Kentucky ** Eminence, MissouriAnatomy: *Collateral eminence, alongside the hippocampus in the brain *Cruciform eminence, in …   Wikipedia

  • EMInence — est une revue d étudiants de l École Mohammadia d ingénieurs au Maroc. Sommaire 1 Présentation de la revue des étudiants de l EMI 2 La 16ème édition d EMInence 3 Le rayonnement d EMInence …   Wikipédia en Français

  • eminence — Eminence. s. f. Hauteur, lieu elevé, lieu eminent. Les ennemis se sont logez sur une eminence. il s est saisi de toutes les eminences, prendre une eminence. occuper une eminence. C est aussi le titre d honneur qu on donne aux Cardinaux. Vostre… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Eminence — Création 1944 Dates clés 1944 Personnages clés Georges Jonathan Gilbert Sivel …   Wikipédia en Français

  • éminence — ÉMINENCE. sub. f. Hauteur, lieu élevé, lieu éminent. Les ennemis se sont logés sur une éminence. Il s est saisi de toutes les éminences. S emparer d une éminence. [b]f♛/b] C est aussi Le titre d honneur qu on donne aux Cardinaux. Votre Éminence… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Eminence — Eminence, KY U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 2231 Housing Units (2000): 998 Land area (2000): 2.146753 sq. miles (5.560065 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008024 sq. miles (0.020781 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.154777 sq. miles (5.580846 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • eminence — c.1400, projection, protuberance; early 15c., high or exalted position, from O.Fr. eminence or directly from L. eminentia prominence, eminence, from eminentem (nom. eminens) excellent, prominent (see EMINENT (Cf. eminent)). As a title of honor… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Eminence — Em i*nence, n. [L. eminentia, fr. eminens eminent: cf. F. [ e]minence.] 1. That which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height. [1913 Webster] Without either eminences or cavities. Dryden. [1913 Webster] The temple of honor ought to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eminence, KY — U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 2231 Housing Units (2000): 998 Land area (2000): 2.146753 sq. miles (5.560065 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008024 sq. miles (0.020781 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.154777 sq. miles (5.580846 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Eminence, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 548 Housing Units (2000): 316 Land area (2000): 1.886745 sq. miles (4.886647 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.886745 sq. miles (4.886647 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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