from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being preëminent; superiority in prominence or in excellence; distinction above others in quality, rank, etc.; rarely, in a bad sense, superiority or notoriety in evil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being preëminent; superiority; surpassing eminence; distinction; precedence.
  • n. A prerogative; a privilege; a right; a power.
  • n. Synonyms Precedence, etc. See priority.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. high status importance owing to marked superiority


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