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synonyms for preeminent

  • distinguished
  • dominant
  • main
  • outstanding
  • peerless
  • predominant
  • renowned
  • transcendent
  • ultimate
  • capital
  • chief
  • consummate
  • excellent
  • foremost
  • incomparable
  • major
  • matchless
  • number one
  • paramount
  • principal
  • stellar
  • supreme
  • surpassing
  • towering
  • unequalled
  • unmatchable
  • unrivalled
  • unsurpassable
  • unsurpassed
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antonyms for preeminent

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  • auxiliary
  • extra
  • inessential
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • minor
  • ordinary
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • unimportant
  • unknown
  • unnecessary
  • low
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How to use preeminent in a sentence

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.
MY CANCER MIGHT BE BACK—AND I WONDER IF UNNECESSARY RADIATION CAUSED IT IN THE FIRST PLACEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
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.
FOOTBALL IS COMING TO THREE OF THE POWER FIVE CONFERENCES. COVID-19 IS ALREADY THERE.JOSH PLANOSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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.
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The charm of style, the delicacy of touch, and felicity of phrase, are in both cases preeminent.
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Cowes and "Cowes week" are preeminent annual events in society's periodical swing around the circle.
THE AUTOMOBILIST ABROADM. F. (MILBURG FRANCISCO) MANSFIELD
This form of tribute to humanity is preeminent in the books of the prophets.
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After the 18th of March some such men turned up, and in some cases contrived to play preeminent parts.
VIOLENCE AND THE LABOR MOVEMENTROBERT HUNTER
The kings charters, the kings privileges, have been the only books; they are still books in a preeminent sense.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO PREEMINENT

  • absolutist
  • arbitrary
  • authoritarian
  • autocratic
  • autonomous
  • despotic
  • dictatorial
  • full
  • monocratic
  • preeminent
  • sovereign
  • supreme
  • totalitarian
  • tyrannical
  • tyrannous
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