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A large study by the preeminent research review organization Cochrane concluded that industry-sponsored research was three times as likely as nonprofit-funded work to recommend the sponsor’s own drug.

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TikTok is caught in a clash between the world’s two preeminent powers.

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Meanwhile, the outgoing governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, speculated last year that a group of companies could back a new digital currency to challenge the dollar’s role as the preeminent reserve currency.

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Going into this season, the Southeastern Conference is still college football’s preeminent force, a machine that has led all conferences in attendance for more than two decades and last fiscal year brought in $721 million in revenue.

Roughly 15 years ago, in a seeming prank, a pair of smiley faces graced the cover of Nature, one of the world’s preeminent science journals.

Ahmet helped found Atlantic Records and establish it as the preeminent label of its day for “artists.”

Although few would have predicted it in 1992, Hillary has become the preeminent symbol of Democratic centrism.

As governor of South Carolina in the post-war years, Thurmond was the preeminent defender of Jim Crow.

He thought it would make people mad, and his preference was to be preeminent in news.

Mikovits submitted the paper to Science, a preeminent scientific journal, where it was peer reviewed.

The charm of style, the delicacy of touch, and felicity of phrase, are in both cases preeminent.

Cowes and "Cowes week" are preeminent annual events in society's periodical swing around the circle.

This form of tribute to humanity is preeminent in the books of the prophets.

After the 18th of March some such men turned up, and in some cases contrived to play preeminent parts.

The kings charters, the kings privileges, have been the only books; they are still books in a preeminent sense.


On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preeminent, such as: distinguished, dominant, main, outstanding, peerless, and predominant.

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