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prominence

noun
     
prom‧i‧nence
1 [uncountable] the fact of being important and well-known
prominence of
the prominence of pressure groups as political forces
come to/rise to/achieve prominence (as something)
She first came to prominence as an artist in 1989.
2

give something prominence/give prominence to something

to treat something as specially important:
Every newspaper gave prominence to the success of England's cricketers.
3 [countable] formal a part or place that is higher than what is around it

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