\\ˈemənənsē, -si\ noun (-es)
Etymology: Latin eminentia
a. : a point in which one excels : forte

his eminencies were kindness and understanding

b. : outstanding quality : prominence

men of scientific eminency

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  • Eminency — Em i*nen*cy, n.; pl. {Eminences}. State of being eminent; eminence. Eminency of estate. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eminency — index elevation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eminency — [em′i nən sē] n. pl. eminencies Obs. eminence …   English World dictionary

  • eminency — noun (plural cies) Date: 1604 archaic eminence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eminency — /em euh neuhn see/, n., pl. eminencies. eminence. * * * …   Universalium

  • eminency — noun /ˈɛmɪnənsi/ prominence or relative importance …   Wiktionary

  • eminency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A position of exalted widely recognized importance: distinction, eminence, fame, glory, illustriousness, luster, mark, notability, note, preeminence, prestige, prominence, prominency, renown. See IMPORTANT, KNOWLEDGE,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Eminency — n. title of a Roman Catholic cardinal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eminency — n. eminence; condition of being eminent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eminency — n. (Rare.) Same as Eminence, 3 and 4 …   New dictionary of synonyms

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