Eminent / Imminent: Pengertian, Contoh Kalimat, dan Soal

Pengertian Eminent dan Imminent

Eminent dan imminent sama-sama merupakan adjective (kata sifat) yang meskipun terdengar hampir sama namun tidak dapat digunakan interchangeably (dipertukarkan) karena makna keduanya sangat berbeda.

Eminent yang lebih umum diantara dua kata tersebut bermakna “famous or respected” (terkenal atau terhormat) atau “conspicuous, outstanding or noteworthy” (menonjol, luar biasa, atau patut diperhatikan/dicatat), sementara imminent berarti “impending” (akan datang atau segera terjadi).

eminent vs. imminentContoh Kalimat Eminent dan Imminent dan Artinya

  1. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek was an eminent scientist in the 17th century.
    (Antonie van Leeuwenhoek adalah ilmuan terkenal di abad ketujuh belas.) famous
  2. I appreciate your eminent good sense.
    (Saya menghargai pikiran anda yang luar biasa.) noteworthy
  3. Is an economic collapse imminent in the country?
    (Apakah keruntuhan ekonomi akan segera terjadi di negara tersebut?)
  4. He is one of the migrant workers who are facing imminent deportation.
    (Dia adalah satu dari buruh migran yang sedang menghadapi deportasi yang akan datang.)

Contoh Soal Eminent dan Imminent

Ketik eminent atau imminent untuk melengkapi kalimat di bawah ini.

  1. Polar bears are in  danger of extinction.

  2. Many  philosophers lived in French.

  3. The victims deserve to be treated with fairness.

  4. A financial crisis is .

  5. Benjamin Franklin was both an  statesman and clever inventor.

  6. An agreement between the two governments appears to be .

  7. He had  skill in mechanics and mathematics.

  8. The walls and ceilings are in danger of  collapse.


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Lihat juga:


  1. Write the Right Word: Imminent vs. Eminent. https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/agcomm/lets-communicate/write-the-right-word-imminent-vs.-eminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  2. Eminent and Imminent. http://grammar.about.com/od/alightersideofwriting/a/eminentgloss.htm. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  3. Batko, Ann. (2008). When Bad Grammar Happens to Good People: How to Avoid Common Errors in English: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition. ReadHowYouWant.com.
  4. Eminent. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  5. Imminent. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  6. Eminent. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/eminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  7. Imminent. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/imminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  8. Eminent. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/eminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  9. Imminent. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/imminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  10. Imminent. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/imminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  11. Eminent and Imminent: Answers to Practice Exercises. http://grammar.about.com/od/alightersideofwriting/a/eminentgloss_2.htm. Accessed on July 21, 2015.

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