Eminent in a sentence as an adjective

Did he use eminent domain to steal property?

The only reason we can't wire it with fiber is because of poor government management of eminent domain.

An idea has been floating around for a while now that, in theory, you could use eminent domain to seize not just the houses, but the mortgages on the houses.

That itself would set a terrible precedent because it would appear that the eminent Lords believe that being a great man puts you above the law.

You go to the university to learn from some of the most eminent figures of your field, people who have devoted their life to it, and you do as they say.

It's not that private industry is not obligated to do money-losing business with eminent domain thieves, it's that they want to make an example of people who cross them.

Bypassing major population centers is an easy way out of using eminent domain or expensive tunneling to build the system.

It needs to use the existing I-5 right of way, it needs to tunnel through some mountains, and it probably needs to eminent domain some additional bits of land for pylon bases where I-5 curves too sharply.

More specifically for people not following jgrahamc's full story, he and co-authors wrote a paper making the argument that data and code need to be submitted with academic papers, and the pre-eminent scientific journal, Nature, saw fit to publish their paper.

But that only means that in the alternative "free market" for telecommunications service, the infrastructure cost would have been even higher because the provider would have had no subsidies and would have to buy all the land without eminent domain and pay off holdouts etc.

[1] That's without even reaching all the theoretical implications of the use of eminent domain authority, state rights of way, etc--you can't discount from the value equation the opportunity cost of using an existing state right of way for a highway versus a rail line.

Occasionally code which is widely used will add a little to the prestige of an already-eminent scientist, but even then it rarely matters much.- Time spent on anything other than direct research or publication is seen as wasted time, and actively selected against.

The interlocutor would only have to go to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia on the internet, to see the list of eminent Catholic scientists and how the Church has supported scientific research since the emergence of the European universities in the Middle Ages.

Eminent definitions


standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community"

See also: high


of imposing height; especially standing out above others; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"

See also: lofty soaring towering