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From prae- +‎ ēmineō (stand out), from ē (out of) (short form of ex) + *mineō.



praeēmineō (present infinitive praeēminēre, perfect active praeēminuī); second conjugation, no passive

  1. I project forward; I am prominent.
  2. (figuratively) I surpass, excel.


   Conjugation of praeemineo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praeēmineō praeēminēs praeēminet praeēminēmus praeēminētis praeēminent
imperfect praeēminēbam praeēminēbās praeēminēbat praeēminēbāmus praeēminēbātis praeēminēbant
future praeēminēbō praeēminēbis praeēminēbit praeēminēbimus praeēminēbitis praeēminēbunt
perfect praeēminuī praeēminuistī praeēminuit praeēminuimus praeēminuistis praeēminuērunt, praeēminuēre
pluperfect praeēminueram praeēminuerās praeēminuerat praeēminuerāmus praeēminuerātis praeēminuerant
future perfect praeēminuerō praeēminueris praeēminuerit praeēminuerimus praeēminueritis praeēminuerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praeēmineam praeēmineās praeēmineat praeēmineāmus praeēmineātis praeēmineant
imperfect praeēminērem praeēminērēs praeēminēret praeēminērēmus praeēminērētis praeēminērent
perfect praeēminuerim praeēminuerīs praeēminuerit praeēminuerīmus praeēminuerītis praeēminuerint
pluperfect praeēminuissem praeēminuissēs praeēminuisset praeēminuissēmus praeēminuissētis praeēminuissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praeēminē praeēminēte
future praeēminētō praeēminētō praeēminētōte praeēminentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives praeēminēre praeēminuisse
participles praeēminēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
praeēminēre praeēminendī praeēminendō praeēminendum

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