What does Prominence mean?

Definitions for Prominenceˈprɒm ə nəns

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Prominence.

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. Jack Cheevers:

    The Pueblo incident may gain prominence over time because it teaches us that you can deal with North Korea, even during a major crisis.

  3. Luciano Kliemaschewsk:

    Pearson is happy with our results, brazil has stood out among emerging markets and we've taken on a position of prominence (in the company). We joke that there's no crisis around here.

  4. 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.

  5. Jack Keane:

    Social engineering was a distractor from what the main mission of the United States military was about, we were involved in conflict and war, and these reforms achieved a level of prominence that subordinated the issue of war itself.

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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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