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Difference between Eminent, Immanent and Imminent

Eminent means distinguished, famous, or prominent.

  • Eminent scientists have serious concerns about the coral reefs.

Immanent means inherent or present within the universe.

  • The theologian suggests that God is immanent in all life forms.

Imminent means about to happen or threatening.

  • The bidders tell us the government contract award is imminent.