Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Eminent"

The meaning of "Eminent" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa eminent?
A: it will happen soon. normally something bad.

"a war with them is eminent"

Synonyms of "Eminent" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre eminent e preeminent ?
A: Eminent = used to emphasize the presence of a positive quality.
(one of the world's most eminent statisticians)

Preeminent = surpassing all others; very distinguished in some way.
(the world's preeminent expert on asbestos)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre eminent e prominent ?
A: Eminent contains the idea of respected.

eg :The eminent (respectable ) doctor did the surgery very intelligently

Prominent has the idea of being well-known and important
e.g. : Bill Gates is a prominent (famous)  figure in the world of computers.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre eminent e preeminent ?
A: Despite being a native speaker, I didn't know this and had to look it up. Preeminent means "most emninent".

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