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Definition of "prominent" []

  • Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant. (adjective)
  • Immediately noticeable; conspicuous. See Synonyms at noticeable. (adjective)
  • Widely known; eminent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prominent" in a sentence
  • "They were complaining of what they described as a prominent practice, in which these young girls were groomed at a young age to accept to be married to older men."
  • "They were complaining of what they described as a prominent practice in which these young girls were groomed at a young age to accept to be married to older men."
  • "India has traditionally been a key ally for Myanmar's (Burma) democratic opposition, most prominent is sure to be none other than Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who has remained under detention or house arrest for the last 15 of 21 years."