pre-eminence

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pre-eminence (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of preeminence
    • 1962 August, Mercury, “The fastest trains on the Continent, 1962: II—Western Germany”, in Modern Railways, page 125:
      While the Deutsche Bundesbahn has not reattained the pre-eminence in European railway speed that the German railways enjoyed before the 1939-1945 war, speeds in that country are steadily moving upwards [...].

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