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Definition 1: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where prominent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
  • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
  • salient traits
  • a spectacular rise in prices
  • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
  • a striking resemblance between parent and child

Synonyms for prominent in the sense of this definition

(prominent is similar to ...) obvious to the eye or mind

"a tower conspicuous at a great distance" "wore conspicuous neckties" "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"

Definition 2: conspicuous in position or importance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where prominent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a big figure in the movement
  • big man on campus
  • he's very large in financial circles
  • a prominent citizen

Synonyms for prominent in the sense of this definition

(prominent is similar to ...) obvious to the eye or mind

"a tower conspicuous at a great distance" "wore conspicuous neckties" "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"

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