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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprominenceprom‧i‧nence /ˈprɒmənəns $ ˈprɑː-/ ●○○ noun  1 [uncountable]FAMOUS the fact of being important and well knownprominence of the prominence of pressure groups as political forcescome to/rise to/achieve prominence (as something) She first came to prominence as an artist in 1989.2 give something prominence/give prominence to something3 [countable] formalSTICK OUT a part or place that is higher than what is around it
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prominenceOnly lately had experiments with iron sheathing been achieving prominence.The question stylistics must consider is: how are these three concepts of deviance, prominence, and foregrounding interrelated?The fourteenth Earl of Home had been marked for prominence since childhood.This has largely led to a reduction in overall-activity, but the control of mosquitoes by means of insecticide retains its prominence.This is realized phonologically as a tone group, with the peak of prominence or tonic accent falling on the new element.Mora y Villamil held military and political prominence.The prominence of the legislative veto mechanism in our contemporary political system and its importance to Congress can hardly be overstated.Forbes' long, slow climb back to prominence is associated with two men: its owner and his editor.
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