- (adv) to a preeminent degree; with superiority or distinction above others; in a preeminent manner
- The telephone, modern painting, but pre-eminently television are cool and good.
- To your Greenwich Villager, France appears pre-eminently the land of personal liberty where individual expression is unshackled.
- He submitted to the favoritism or political considerations that placed lesser men over him, obeyed orders, and was pre-eminently a good soldier.
- ANALYSIS/OPINION: Mired in the first modern depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt opened his inaugural address in 1933 by saying: "This is pre-eminently the time to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly." What a refreshing concept — that elected officials might tell the truth to the people. With ...on March 10, 2014 Source: The Washington Times
- Franklin Roosevelt once said that the presidency was "pre-eminently a place of moral leadership," and his fifth cousin, Theodore Roosevelt, called it a "bully pulpit."on Jun 27, 2010 By: Franklin D Roosevelt Source: Toledo Blade
- Specter said the FISA court "has really an outstanding record of not leaking, and of being experts. And they would be pre-eminently well-qualified to evaluate this program and either say it's OK or it's not OK."on Feb 5, 2006 By: Arlen Specter Source: USA Today
- Professor Harry Kroto, joint winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996, said: "It surely comes as no surprise that DNA has come out top. It is not only pre-eminently important to understanding almost every fundamental aspect of life itself but...on Jun 15, 2010 By: Harold Kroto Source: The Press Association