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Preeminent synonyms
prē-ĕm'ə-nənt
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Being an animal that occupies the highest position in a social hierarchy and has the greatest access to resources such as food and a mate or mates. Social dominance is gained and maintained through factors such as size and aggressiveness.
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  1. Being an animal that occupies the highest position in a social hierarchy and has the greatest access to resources such as food and a mate or mates. Social dominance is gained and maintained through factors such as size and aggressiveness.
  2. Being a species that has the greatest effect within its ecological community, especially by determining the presence, abundance, or type of other species. As a plant community progresses through stages of succession, different species may become dominant for a period until the climax community is reached, at which point the dominant species remains stable until a major disruption occurs. Among animals, the dominant species in a community is generally the top predator or the most abundant or widespread species.
  3. Tending to be stronger than its counterpart or used for the most important tasks or in the most pressing situations:
That cannot be compared
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  1. That cannot be compared
  2. So outstanding as to be beyond comparison; unsurpassed.
  3. Having no common basis of comparison; incommensurable
Of a higher nature or kind.
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  1. Of a higher nature or kind.
  2. Greater in number or amount than another:
  3. Higher than another in rank, station, or authority:
Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
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  1. Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
  2. Well above average; extraordinary:
  3. Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
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  1. Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
  2. Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
  3. Highly exceptional; remarkable:
Splendid in appearance; grand:
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  1. Splendid in appearance; grand:
  2. Grand or noble in thought or accomplishment; exalted:
  3. Beautiful in a grand or stately way; rich or sumptuous, as in construction, decoration, form, etc.
Still in existence; not settled or resolved:
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  1. Still in existence; not settled or resolved:
  2. Noticeable or conspicuous:
  3. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
Excellent; extraordinary:
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  1. Excellent; extraordinary:
  2. Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
  3. Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
  3. Unusual; extraordinary
Peculiar; strange; odd
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  1. Peculiar; strange; odd
  2. (Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
  3. Exceptional; extraordinary; remarkable
Very great, intense, influential, etc.
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  1. Very great, intense, influential, etc.
  2. Very tall or high, particularly used to denote something that is taller than anything around it.
  3. Outstanding; preeminent:
  1. Remarkable; exceptional
  2. Rare; not common or usual
  3. Strange; remarkable; extraordinary
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Expressing awe:
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  1. Expressing awe:
  2. (Slang) Wonderful; impressive; excellent
  3. (Slang) Remarkable; outstanding:
Known and praised widely; noted.
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  1. Known and praised widely; noted.
  2. Much spoken of; famous; renowned
  3. Famous or widely praised for good works
Celebrated; eminent
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  1. Celebrated; eminent
  2. Dignified in conduct or appearance:
  3. Having a dignified appearance or demeanor
Outstanding or remarkable:
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  1. Outstanding or remarkable:
  2. Well-known and respected, especially for achievement in a particular field:
  3. Towering or standing out above others; prominent:
Widely known; renowned.
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  1. Widely known; renowned.
  2. Much talked about or widely known; famous; renowned (for something)
  3. Having fame; famous or noted
Well known.
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  1. Well known.
  2. (Informal) Excellent; very good; first-rate
  3. In the public eye.
Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
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  1. Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
  2. (Informal) Very good; first-rate:
  3. Eminent; distinguished:
Very clear; evident
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  1. Very clear; evident
  2. Well known and very distinguished; eminent.
  3. Very distinguished; famous; eminent; outstanding
Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
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  1. Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
  2. Perceptible; noticeable:
  3. Worthy of note or notice; remarkable:
Acknowledged or recorded, esp. officially
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  1. Acknowledged or recorded, esp. officially
  2. Distinguished; well-known; renowned; eminent
  3. Widely known or distinguished, as by reputation; famous:
Having prestige; esteemed.
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  1. Having prestige; esteemed.
  2. Having or imparting prestige
  3. (Archaic) Of or characterized by legerdemain or deception
Widely known; specif., significant and widely know within a particular field
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  1. Widely known; specif., significant and widely know within a particular field
  2. Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant:
  3. Widely known; eminent:
Arousing fear or awe; formidable.
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  1. Arousing fear or awe; formidable.
  2. Commanding respect
  3. Worthy of respect or honor.
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