What does prominence mean?

Definitions for prominence
ˈprɒm ə nənspromi·nence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prominencenoun

    the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

  2. prominencenoun

    relative importance

  3. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescencenoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. prominencenoun

    The state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

  2. prominencenoun

    relative importance

  3. prominencenoun

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

  4. prominencenoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prominencenoun

    alt. of Prominency

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Numerology

  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

Examples of prominence in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Senate Judiciary:

    Not only is Ms. Gupta the first woman of color to ever be nominated to the position, she is the first civil rights attorney ever to be nominated to the position, the third-ranking official in the Justice Department, that's shocking, really. We never have had a former civil rights attorney serving in such a prominent serving in such a position of prominence at Justice Department. In that sense alone, Ms. Gupta would bring a long overdue perspective to our federal law enforcement agency.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Patrick Murray:

    Gillibrand simply lacks the star power or national prominence that would lead to extensive free media time.

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