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English definition of “prominent”

prominent

adjective (FAMOUS)    /ˈprɒm.ɪ.nənt/ US  /ˈprɑː.mə-/
C1 very well known and important: a prominent Democrat a prominent member of the Saudi royal family The government should be playing a more prominent role in promoting human rights.Fame and famousVery important or urgent prominently     /-li/ adverb A photograph of her daughter was prominently displayed (= in a position where it could be seen) on her desk.VisibleApparent and obvious
(Definition of prominent adjective (FAMOUS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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