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prominence

noun [U] uk   /ˈprɒm.ɪ.nəns/  us   /ˈprɑː.mə-/
the state of being easily seen or well known: Most of the papers give prominence to (= put in a noticeable position) the same story this morning. It's the first time that a lawyer of such prominence (= fame and importance) has been given the freedom to air his views on TV. Elton was one of the comedians who came to/rose to/gained prominence in the 1980s.
Translations of “prominence”
in Chinese (Traditional) 明顯可見,有名…
in Russian известность, видное положение…
in Turkish şan, şöhret, ün…
in Chinese (Simplified) 显着,杰出…
in Polish sława, znaczenie…
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