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That will all change this week as eminent art historians recognise it as the cradle of surrealism. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As the son of two eminent doctors, he speaks endlessly with those responsible for the research. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Written by two eminent and eloquent historians, these contrasting studies make for compelling reading. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They have since modified their youthful hyperbole, and both are now eminent professors. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The answer will be given tonight by an eminent Italian professor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The death of an eminent Cambridge professor who committed suicide by leaping from his office building remains a mystery despite an inquest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now a group of eminent professors are calling for the building to be saved and to receive Government funding to pay for its upkeep. The Sun (2008)Despite the insights of these eminent doctors, medicine still focuses on disease, giving it a failure orientation. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)It is hard to take in that this view is from an eminent scholar, not a crazed science-fiction fan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He compared the life spans of eminent clergymen and doctors and found, on average, that doctors lived about six months longer. FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)Here, his mentor is an eminent professor of anatomy, whose collection of skeletons and fossils is to be exhibited in the completed building. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: eminent ADJECTIVE
An eminent person is well-known and respected, especially because they are good at their profession.
...an eminent scientist.
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