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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Relative importance; Something that bulges out from its surroundings; The state of being widely known.

Usage examples (36)
  • It's good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work, eloquence in your practice, good timing and fortuitous social relations.
  • He stood on the rocky prominence
  • Three companies attained a long term prominence in the industry.
  • Asian countries gain prominence in science and technology as US loses ground for more
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