Meaning of eminent

em•i•nent

Pronunciation: (em'u-nunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. high in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished: eminent statesmen.
  2. conspicuous, signal, or noteworthy: eminent fairness.
  3. lofty; high: eminent peaks.
  4. prominent; projecting; protruding: an eminent nose.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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