Translation of eminence in Spanish:


prestigio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛmənəns//ˈɛmɪnəns/


  • 1

    prestigio masculine
    renombre masculine
    eminencia feminine
    • From modest roots, his rise to eminence was all the more remarkable.
    • ‘I feel absolutely delighted but very humbled to have been included in this roster of eminence,’ she said.
    • And when eventually he realised the nature of the complaint, his defence fell back on the eminence of the good Sir Richard.
    • The honorary position is seen as a reward for professional eminence in the field.
    • To achieve such eminence, there are doubtless various devices and elements in a novel which are more or less compulsory: crime fiction has to have a crime, for example.
    • For eighteenth-century Europeans that was still the case, but, for west European intellectuals at least, Europe enjoyed an eminence over the rest of the world for secular reasons as well.
    • Among the many ways Britain has been different from the continent has been not only the number but the eminence of female Sovereigns.
    • She is also renowned for the eminence of her contacts.
    • Early nationalists in search of martial heroes raised him to the eminence of a ‘freedom fighter‘.
    • Some authors have been surprised that their eminence hasn't protected them from a mauling at the hands of ‘the mad, the bad, and the misinformed.’
    • This is especially so if the expert is a man of great eminence and therefore likely to be respected, effective and persuasive.
    • The Edinburgh operation is in a very healthy situation, we are encountering very significant growth, and we can build on our core talents to operate from a position of eminence and strength in these competitive markets.
    • James, by contrast, has risen to a heady eminence which serves to further emphasize the humiliation of his sibling.
    • While retaining strong connections with his roots, he progressed inexorably from unexceptional beginnings to a position of some eminence in Vienna.
    • Salieri, who has risen from humble origins to his position of eminence through sheer hard work, is a deeply devout man.
    • There are certain men and women who by reason of their genius, eminence, achievement, or idiosyncrasy seem to exercise a sort of magnetism on biographers and publishers.
    • He cites the eminence and experience of the writers, showing that they are not mere hacks but people with a reputation to maintain.
  • 2Eminence

    (title of cardinal)
    His Eminence Cardinal Roncalli Su Eminencia el cardenal Roncalli
    • Your Eminence Su / Vuestra Eminencia
  • 3formal

    promontorio masculine
    • Upriver loomed the rocky eminence of Nephin Mountain.
    • There was in fact a splendid view of the mine from the eminence of the hill, even better than the one from Fred and Peggy's bungalow.
    • These were serious times, with the governing taste set by eminences from abroad.
    • The edifice… is built upon a beautiful eminence, on the Philadelphia road, affording on all sides, an extensive, and delightful view, with charming rural scenery, on every side.
    • Intellectual life was not so dissimilar, vitality after the war coming largely from external sources, émigrés from Central and Eastern Europe, with few local eminences.
    • Generations of very clever Foreign Office eminences have devoted their meagre resources to just one futile aim - punching above our weight on the world stage.
    • A striking iceberg that I had seen photos of before had two foothill eminences joined at the top by a soaring St. Louis Gateway Arch of ice.
    • Margaret Atwood is one of the eminences of Canadian literature.
    • We have some gently rounded, wooded, eminences.
    • Join us for five days of hiking around Uncompahgre and Wetterhorn Peaks, complete with deep valleys, rocky eminences, alpine tundra, and towering mountains.
    • The two gentlemen enjoy a philosophic view of the early morning landscape from a neighbouring eminence, Mazard Hill.
    • By the standards of most of England, East Anglia is a low-lying and relatively flat region, but there is in fact much variability in topography and even low hills form clear local eminences.
    • Will there be letters from eminences and celebs to bring glitter to the letters page?
    • The great railway barons, corrupt legislators, and assorted judicial eminences who made the legal history of American railroads are given only the most scant personal attention.
    • Look at eminences in the past, and what stands out in their childhoods is an animus toward school, a tolerance for solitude and families with lots of books.
    • No wonder two film eminences have been trying to bring the lady's life to the screen.
    • The 44 eminences charge that Britain's apparent lack of transparency and accountability threatens to undermine whatever moral high ground there is left.
    • This point was driven home a few weeks later when, at a dinner for scientific eminences, a colleague introduced me to one of the nation's leading neuroscientists.
    • I came to suspect that my obit-writing guaranteed these eminences something like eternal life.
    • This was the perfect voice to carry pop culture through the mid-60s, till things went tragic and the Beatles turned into eminences cloistered enough to be their own parodies.
    • The Armory was described by one British visitor as ‘beautifully situated on an eminence overlooking the town.’
    • But the most impressive structures along what became the A40 were the three big monumental brick blocks rising on the north side on an eminence at Park Royal.
    • The male cheerleader was something of a campus eminence, regarded as an up-and-coming entrepreneur and future captain of industry.
    • I thought we were never going to reach it; and then, almost unexpectedly, we suddenly came upon it - a small but ancient village, rising up on a slight eminence, but concealed from view by big clumps of tall-growing reeds.