What does prominence mean?

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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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Prominence, Prominencynoun

    Protuberance; extant part.

    Etymology: prominentia, Latin; from prominent.

    It shows the nose and eyebrows, with the prominencies and fallings in of the features. Joseph Addison, on Ancient Medals.

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. 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.

  2. Colin Angle:

    Maintaining a clean home has taken on greater prominence during this pandemic.

  3. 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.

  4. Patrick Murray:

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

  5. 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.

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