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We also must consider Iran, North Korea, transnational terrorists like al Qaeda, and, above all, the threat of a China that seeks first hegemony over Asia and then global preeminence.

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The investment comes just as the venerable investment firm has achieved unprecedented preeminence on Wall Street.

Of external causes of cold the third is, a striving for preeminence between married partners, n. 248.

Not only are the paths of preeminence untrodden; the purlieus of brutish ignorance are likewise unfrequented.

He had never known youth, he had not therefore been disturbed by its pangs for instant preeminence.

The intellectual preeminence of Mrs. Markham was equally, and no less ostentatiously, granted.

They were in a continued quarrel contesting the preeminence.


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On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preeminence, such as: ascendancy, domination, predominance, supremacy, ascendance, and authority.

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