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prom·i·nent

 (prŏm′ə-nənt)
adj.
1. Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant: prominent eyebrows.
2. Immediately noticeable; conspicuous: a product with a prominent place in the store. See Synonyms at noticeable.
3. Widely known; eminent: a prominent poet.

[Middle English, from Latin prōminēns, prōminent-, present participle of prōminēre, to jut out : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + -minēre, to jut, threaten; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

prom′i·nent·ly adv.
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prominent

(ˈprɒmɪnənt)
adj
1. jutting or projecting outwards
2. standing out from its surroundings; noticeable
3. widely known; eminent
[C16: from Latin prōminēre to jut out, from pro-1 + ēminēre to project]
ˈprominently adv
ˈprominentness n
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prom•i•nent

(ˈprɒm ə nənt)

adj.
1. standing out so as to be seen easily; conspicuous.
2. standing out beyond the adjacent surface or line; projecting.
3. leading, important, or well-known; eminent.
[1535–45; < Latin prōminent- (s. of prōminēns), present participle of prominēre to project, stand out =pro- pro-1 + -minēre; see imminent]
prom′i•nent•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prominent - having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
conspicuous - obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"
2.prominent - conspicuous in position or importanceprominent - conspicuous in position or importance; "a big figure in the movement"; "big man on campus"; "he's very large in financial circles"; "a prominent citizen"
conspicuous - obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"
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prominent

adjective
2. noticeable, striking, obvious, outstanding, remarkable, pronounced, blatant, conspicuous, to the fore, unmistakable, eye-catching, salient, in the foreground, easily seen, obtrusive the lighthouses that are still a prominent feature of the Scottish coast
noticeable insignificant, inconspicuous, indistinct, unnoticeable
3. jutting, projecting, standing out, bulging, hanging over, protruding, protuberant, protrusive a low forehead and prominent eyebrows
jutting receding, indented, concave
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prominent

adjective
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Translations
مَشْهور، بارِزناتئ، بارِزهام، بارِز
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fremståendeiøjefaldendekendtprominent
áberandiútstandandivelkunnur
aukšta padėtisišsikišęsryški vieta
ievērojamsizcilssaskatāms, saredzamsuz āru izvirzījies
poprednývyčnievajúci
pomemben
belirginçıkıkgöze çarpanileri fırlamışünlü

prominent

[ˈprɒmɪnənt] ADJ
1. (= projecting) [nose] → prominente; [cheekbones] → marcado, prominente; [teeth] → salido, hacia fuera; [eyes] → saltón
2. (= conspicuous) → destacado, prominente
put it in a prominent placeponlo en un lugar destacado or prominente, ponlo donde salte a la vista
the question of Bosnia was very prominent in their mindsla cuestión de Bosnia estaba muy presente en sus mentes
3. (= important) [person] → destacado, prominente; [position, role] → prominente, importante, destacado
she is prominent in London societyes una figura destacada or prominente en la buena sociedad londinense
to play a prominent part or role in sthjugar un papel prominente or importante or destacado en algo
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prominent

[ˈprɒmɪnənt] adj
(= well-known) [person] → important(e)
to be prominent in sth → jouer un rôle de premier plan dans qch
he is prominent in the field of ... → il est très connu dans le domaine de ...
to become prominent → se mettre en évidence
[thing] → important(e)
[nose, eyes] → proéminent(e)
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prominent

adj
(= jutting out) cheekbones, teethvorstehend attr; cragvorspringend attr; to be prominentvorstehen, vorspringen
(= conspicuous) markingsauffällig; feature, characteristichervorstechend, auffallend; positionhervorragend, herausragend, prominent; put it in a prominent positionstellen Sie es deutlich sichtbar hin; the castle occupies a prominent position on the hilldas Schloss hat eine exponierte Lage auf dem Hügel
(= leading) roleführend; (= large, significant)wichtig
(= well-known) personality, publisherprominent; she is prominent in London societysie ist ein bekanntes Mitglied der Londoner Gesellschaft
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prominent

[ˈprɒmɪnənt] adj
a. (projecting, ridge) → prominente; (teeth) → sporgente; (cheekbones) → marcato/a
b. (conspicuous) → che spicca
put it in a prominent position → mettilo ben in vista
c. (leading, role, feature) → di rilievo
d. (well-known, personality) → molto in vista
she is prominent in the field of ... → è un'autorità nel campo di...
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prominent

(ˈprominənt) adjective
1. standing out; projecting. prominent front teeth.
2. easily seen. The tower is a prominent landmark.
3. famous. a prominent politician.
ˈprominently adverb
ˈprominence noun
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Many of the representatives of the subfamily Neanurinae have developed strong cuticular prominencies (named tubercles), which in extreme cases may take the form of fingerlike papillae (e.g.