"prominent" Definition

  1. a. Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a prominent figure on a vase.
  2. a. Hence; Distinctly manifest; likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous; as, a prominent feature of the face; a prominent building.
  3. a. Eminent; distinguished above others; as, a prominent character.

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Position in dictionary: 78552 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a.,
Words that start with "prominent": 2
Words that end with "prominent": 1
Words that contain "prominent": 2
Next words in dictionary: prominently, promiscuity, promiscuous, promiscuously, promiscuousness
Previous words in dictionary: prominency, prominence, prometheus, promethean, promethea

English Dictionary Definition of prominent

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