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prominent

prom·i·nent

prominent

 
 
pronunciation:
pra mih nnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: clearly noticeable; obvious; conspicuous.
The advertisement was placed in a prominent position on the page.
synonyms:
apparent, conspicuous, noticeable, obvious
antonyms:
inconspicuous
similar words:
discernible, distinguishable, eminent, evident, flagrant, glaring, major, marked, obtrusive, outstanding, pronounced, salient, striking, visible
definition 2: jutting out beyond a surface; protruding.
The nose is the most prominent feature on a person's face.
 
synonyms:
eminent, jutting, protruding, protrusive, salient
similar words:
bulging, obtrusive, projecting, protrudent, protuberant
definition 3: widely recognized; eminent.
He had been a prominent politician before the scandal.
 
synonyms:
eminent, important, notable, renowned, well-known
antonyms:
unimportant, unknown
similar words:
celebrated, distinguished, famed, famous, great, honorable, illustrious, major, noted, preeminent, prestigious, public, remarkable
derivation: prominently (adv.)