eminente

See also: éminente

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēminentem, accusative of ēminēns, present active participle of ēmineō (I stand out; I am prominent).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.miˈnɛn.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: e‧mi‧nèn‧te

AdjectiveEdit

eminente (plural eminenti, superlative eminentissimo)

  1. (literary) high, lofty
    • 1550, Agnolo Firenzuola, L'asino d'oro [The Golden Ass], translation of Metamorphoseon libri XI by Apuleius, page 28:
      un uecchione andatoſene in un luogo eminente, donde è poteſsi eſſere inteſo, & ueduto da tutto il popolo
      An old man, gone to a high location, where he could be heard and seen by everyone
  2. (uncommon) tall
  3. (figuratively) eminent, distinguished, outstanding, notable

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Further readingEdit

  • eminente in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēminēns.

AdjectiveEdit

eminente m or f (plural eminentes, comparable)

  1. remarkable; eminent; notable
    Synonym: notável
  2. Misspelling of iminente.

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Further readingEdit

  • eminente” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēminēns.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /emiˈnente/, [e.miˈnẽn̪.t̪e]

AdjectiveEdit

eminente (plural eminentes)

  1. eminent

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit