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Definition of Prominent

Prominent

  1. Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a prominent figure on a vase.
  2. Hence; Distinctly manifest; likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous; as, a prominent feature of the face; a prominent building.
  3. Eminent; distinguished above others; as, a prominent character.

Prominent Quotations

The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.
Lao Tzu

Not one black man is prominent in Brazil. The Negroes there are still at the bottom.
Malcolm X

I think we all suffer from guilt at some point in our lives, but for the most part I never really regret, and I try to always remain positive. Yes, I think that those issues are very interesting to play in a character, and they're prominent issues in life, and I think people can relate to them.
Channing Tatum

I feel like being into the beat of your own drum has become too prominent in the culture.
Mos Def

You'd be a fool or a deluded idealist to think ethics would be prominent on Wall Street. That is not a statement against people in the money business, just a fact.
Steven Levitt
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Prominent Translations

prominent in German is Prominente
prominent in Spanish is prominente
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