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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

I had a wonderful mother who wanted my sister and me to have everything, even though money was a very prominent thing we didn't have. But we had a very happy childhood - pretty much ideal, in fact.
Natalie Babbitt

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

What naturally you want to do if you were a prominent person in the public light and you are disgraced, you want to make a comeback, and normally that begins with somebody saying, 'I want to do something to help people. I want to do something to help the lepers in the Third World. I want to do something to help abandoned wives in India.'
Gail Collins

Far more thought and care go into the composition of any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go into the writing of their features and editorials.
Marshall McLuhan
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Prominent Translations

prominent in German is Prominente
prominent in Spanish is prominente
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