His/Your Eminence

a title given to a Roman Catholic cardinal.

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  • eminence — ► NOUN 1) acknowledged superiority within a particular sphere. 2) an important or distinguished person. 3) (His/Your Eminence) a title given to a Roman Catholic cardinal. 4) formal or literary a piece of rising ground. ORIGIN Latin eminentia,… …   English terms dictionary

  • eminence — [ ɛmɪnəns] noun 1》 acknowledged superiority within a particular sphere. 2》 an important or distinguished person.     ↘(His/Your Eminence) a title given to a Roman Catholic cardinal. 3》 literary a piece of rising ground. 4》 Anatomy a slight… …   English new terms dictionary

  • His Eminence — is a historical style of reference for high nobility, still in use in various religious contexts.CatholicismThe style remains in use as the official style or standard of address in reference to a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, reflecting… …   Wikipedia

  • Your Holiness — is the formal style by which the Coptic Pope and the Catholic Pope are addressed, and is properly the superlative style, taking precedence before all other styles; when rendered in the third person, His Holiness may be abbreviated to HH , but… …   Wikipedia

  • eminence — [[t]e̱mɪnəns[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Eminence is the quality of being very well known and highly respected. Many of the pilots were to achieve eminence in the aeronautical world... Beveridge was a man of great eminence. 2) N VOC: poss N, also PRON:… …   English dictionary

  • Eminence Symphony Orchestra — Infobox musical artist Name = Eminence Group Img capt = Img size = 198 Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Australia Genre = Classical music Film score Video game music Years active = 2003 present Label = Associated acts = URL …   Wikipedia

  • eminence — n. 1 distinction; recognized superiority. 2 a piece of rising ground. 3 (Eminence) a title used in addressing or referring to a cardinal (Your Eminence; His Eminence). 4 an important person. Etymology: L eminentia (as EMINENT) …   Useful english dictionary

  • eminence — [em′i nəns] n. [ME < OFr < L eminentia < eminens, excellent, prominent, prp. of eminere, to stand out < e , out + * minere, to project, add, for minari: see MENACE] 1. a high or lofty place, thing, etc., as a hill 2. a) superiority in …   English World dictionary

  • eminence — em|i|nence [ˈemınəns] n 1.) [U] the quality of being famous and important of great/such etc eminence ▪ a scientist of great eminence 2.) Your/His Eminence a title used when talking to or about a ↑cardinal (=priest of high rank in the Roman… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eminence — /em euh neuhns/, n. 1. high station, rank, or repute: philosophers of eminence. 2. a high place or part; a hill or elevation; height. 3. (cap.) Rom. Cath. Ch. a title of honor, applied to cardinals (usually prec. by His or Your). 4. Anat. an… …   Universalium

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