prominence


prominence
I noun brilliancy, celebrity, character, clout, consequence, consideration, conspicuousness, cedit, distinction, eminence, emphasis, honor, fame, grandeur, greatness, height, illustriousness, import, importance, influence, majesty, notability, notoriety, paramountcy, popularity, prestige, projection, protuberance, reputation, respectability, significance, splendor, status, superiority, weight II index character (reputation), clout, consequence (significance), distinction (reputation), eminence, emphasis, honor (outward respect), importance, materiality (consequence), notoriety, prestige, reputation, significance, status, stress (accent), weight (importance)

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  • Prominence — Prom i*nence, Prominency Prom i*nen*cy, n. [L. prominentia: cf. F. prominence. See {Prominent}. ] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being prominent; a standing out from something; conspicuousness. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prominence — 1590s, from Fr. prominence (16c.), from L. prominentia a jutting out (see PROMINENT (Cf. prominent)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • prominence — [n1] something that sticks out bulge, bump, cliff, conspicuousness, crag, crest, elevation, eminence, headland, height, high point, jutting, markedness, mound, pinnacle, projection, promontory, protrusion, protuberance, rise, spur, swelling, tor; …   New thesaurus

  • prominence — ► NOUN 1) the state of being prominent. 2) a thing that projects or protrudes …   English terms dictionary

  • prominence — [präm′ə nəns] n. [< MFr < L prominentia < prominens: see PROMINENT] 1. the state or quality of being prominent 2. something that is prominent or that sticks out, as a hill 3. Astron. any of the luminous clouds of solar gas arching from… …   English World dictionary

  • prominence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ growing, increased, increasing ▪ equal ▪ special ▪ a performance which gi …   Collocations dictionary

  • prominence — prom|i|nence [ˈprɔmınəns US ˈpra: ] n 1.) [U] the fact of being important and well known prominence of ▪ the prominence of pressure groups as political forces come to/rise to/achieve prominence (as sth) ▪ She first came to prominence as an artist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • prominence — n. 1) to acquire, gain prominence 2) to give prominence to (to give prominence to a story) * * * [ prɒmɪnəns] gain prominence to acquire to give prominence to (to give prominence to a story) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • prominence — noun 1 (U) the fact of being important and well known: come to/gain prominence (=become important and well known): Gandhi first came to prominence in South Africa in the 1920s. 2 give sth prominence/give prominence to sth to put something in a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • prominence — [[t]prɒ̱mɪnəns[/t]] N UNCOUNT If someone or something is in a position of prominence, they are well known and important. He came to prominence during the World Cup in Italy... Crime prevention had to be given more prominence …   English dictionary


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