(of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession.; Used to emphasize the presence of a positive quality.
‘one of the world’s most eminent statisticians’
‘Moreover, many eminent scientists do not believe this context to be important.’
‘The chance to travel through time is something that has occupied the minds of many eminent people for generations.’
‘I should like to thank this eminent scholar and friend for his valuable contribution to the debate on this issue.’
‘To find answers this programme gathered together a group of eminent people from a variety of backgrounds.’
‘Perhaps they keep quite quiet about the fact they advise me on a regular basis, but a lot of them are very eminent people in their own areas.’
выдающийся, видный, именитый, знаменитый, замечательный, возвышающийся