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"prominence" in British English

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prominencenoun [U]

uk   /ˈprɒm.ɪ.nəns/  us   /ˈprɑː.mə-/
the ​state of being ​easilyseen or well ​known: Most of the ​papers give prominence to (= put in a ​noticeableposition) 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. Tina Fey came to/​rose to/​gained prominence as a ​writer and ​comedian on "​Saturday Night Live".
(Definition of prominence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prominence”
in Chinese (Simplified) 显着,杰出…
in Turkish şan, şöhret, ün…
in Russian известность, видное положение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 明顯可見,有名…
in Polish sława, znaczenie…
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