Meaning of “prominence” in the English Dictionary


"prominence" in English

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prominencenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈprɒm.ɪ.nəns/ us /ˈprɑː.mə.nəns/

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.
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)