Definitions for prominenceˈprɒm ə nəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prominence(noun)

    the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

  2. prominence(noun)

    relative importance

  3. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence(noun)

    something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

    "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"


  1. prominence(Noun)

    The state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

  2. prominence(Noun)

    relative importance

  3. prominence(Noun)

    A bulge: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form

  4. prominence(Noun)

    (topography) Autonomous height; relative height or prime factor; a concept used in the categorization of hills and mountains

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prominence(noun)

    alt. of Prominency


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prominence in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prominence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The King:

    What has taken prominence at the moment is ISIS, Daesh.

  2. Barnabas Piper:

    It is at a level of intensity that is new, this is not something you see tweeted about on a regular basis. But after the attack in Charleston and the prominence that the flag took, it feels as if it is now being rubbed in our faces.

  3. Kavita Chellaram:

    Nigeria has the largest population, it's the largest economy and oil producer today, half the billionaires of Marketplace Africa live between Nigeria and Marketplace Africa, so I think the prominence of the art here is quite relevant to the financial market.

  4. David Holland:

    Any time a member of a group that has often been marginalized achieves this kind of prominence and attracts this kind of spotlight, it creates a moment of self-reflection over what it means to participate at the highest level of government and how they square that with the faith.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    True greatness or prominence is only achieved by doing and living in the will of God. Oh! yes, the scripture says promotion or upliftment doesn't come from east, west, north or south. Rather, promotion or prominence solely comes from God, scripture reference (Psalms 75 : 6). That evidently infers, it's God or his will that determines the fate of every human. Therefore, if he (God) has destined you for greatness or prominence. Mark my words, you must be great or prominent in life. Yes! It is a matter of time. And then, your greatness or prominence will turn out to become a reality. But provided you will resolve to walk and indulge in his (God's) will and not at all in your own will.

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Translations for prominence

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ProtuberanzGerman
  • prominencia, protuberanciaSpanish
  • korkeus, kohouma, hallitsevuus, pullistuma, merkittävyysFinnish
  • protubéranceFrench
  • protuberanzaItalian
  • framståandeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • framstående, primærfaktor, prominensNorwegian
  • proeminențăRomanian
  • известность, относительная высота, выпуклость, признание, выступRussian

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