pre-eminence


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Was not this the typical pre-eminence of his profession?
In the land where it flourishes there is no great pre-eminence in what you call sports or games.
There was also in him something else--a sincere religious feeling which Varvara did not know, which intertwined itself with the feeling of pride and the desire for pre-eminence, and guided him.
She with stately steps proudly advances over the field: aloft she bears her towering head, filled with conceit of her own pre-eminence, and schemes to effect her intended discovery.
They were each too splendid, too mighty, too incomparable to divide pre-eminence.
I write in response to The Journal headline of Tuesday, September 9 about the plan for St Nicholas's Cathedral that 'will make the most of the jewel in the city's crown' While making the cathedral into a city centre community is very commendable, the only way to restore the cathedral to its former pre-eminence is to remove all those horrible buildings at the bottom of the Bigg Market and thus create a vast lovely space in front of the cathedral which can be filled with pavement cafes, fountains, flowerbeds etc.
It will facilitate greater cross-border RMB investment and financing by businesses, and promote greater trade and economic links between China and the region, paving the way for better financial co-operation and enhancing the pre-eminence of Qatar as the financial hub in Mena.
Bahrain, of course, smartly capitalised on the fall of Beirut as the regional financial centre following Lebanon's disastrous civil war, and despite the time afterwards when the conflict was over and all was again claimed to be 'hunky dory' again, it has not assumed its earlier position of pre-eminence.
That, alongside these other recent deals signifies a real vote of confidence from leading high street occupiers - testament to the pre-eminence of our location, impressive footfall and low vacancy rates.
It forms part of Kraft's Gevalia single-serve coffee system and offers further evidence of RPC's pre-eminence in the fast-growing capsule market, where the new cup offers the long shelf-life required by customers.
Tourism arrivals are in the millions within the UAE and proof enough of the growing pre-eminence as a preferred holiday destination, which is fuelling the need for more hotel rooms and projects.
The consultations had a backdrop of local debate in Australia over defense procurement and the pre-eminence of the Australia, New Zealand, United States (ANZUS) partnership in Australia's planned calculus.
The models are to compete with the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry for pre-eminence in the highly competitive mid-size sedan sector.
In any other sport, such statistical pre-eminence and territorial dominance would have led to a foregone conclusion.
This renumbering of stalls may seem to some a trivial matter, but to me it is yet another step on the way to Britain losing its pre-eminence.