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It didn’t matter that eminent statisticians and psychologists panned significance testing from the start.

She’s a retired nurse and he’s a fairly eminent scientist in the environment field, also retired.

The same chronicler added that, with so few workers left, survivors “could scarcely be persuaded to serve the eminent unless for triple wages.”

Amar, an eminent professor of law and political science at Yale, has great affection for his subject as a text that is worthy of loving engagement by scholars and the public at large.

Literally, there’s a list of the most eminent psychologists.

President Lyndon Johnson weighed in; national symposia of eminent men were held to discuss the issue.

The Obama administration should have been raising holy hell, demanding that a pre-eminent doctor get his vote on the Senate floor.

Some of the pre-eminent innovators at the intersection of art and coding are based at the Aesthetics and Computation Group at MIT.

Pre-eminent naval historian Craig L. Symonds talks about how the Allies devised, executed, and then survived the D-Day invasion.

It is today regarded as a pre-eminent artistic commentary on apartheid.

William Hewson died; an eminent English anatomist, and medical author.

Gottfried Achenwall, an eminent German lecturer on statistics, history and the laws of nature, died at Gttingen.

John Pickering, an eminent American philologist, died at Boston, aged 60.

Nicholas Piccini, an eminent musical composer, died at Naples.

Richard Cumberland died; eminent as a British poet, essayist, novelist and dramatic writer.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eminent, such as: big name, distinguished, esteemed, famed, high-ranking, and illustrious.

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