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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

The Dallas model, prominent in the South and Southwest, sees a growing population as a sign of urban health. Cities liberally permit housing construction to accommodate new residents. The Los Angeles model, common on the West Coast and in the Northeast Corridor, discourages growth by limiting new housing.
Virginia Postrel

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

Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people.
George Ade
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Prominent Translations

prominent in German is Prominente
prominent in Spanish is prominente
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