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English definition of “prominent”


adjective (NOTICEABLE)    /ˈprɒm.ɪ.nənt/ US  /ˈprɑː.mə-/
sticking out from a surface: She has a rather prominent chin/nose.Describing angles, lines and orientations C2 describes something that is in a position in which it is easily seen: New books are displayed in a prominent position on tables at the front of the shop.VisibleApparent and obvious 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 (NOTICEABLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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