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prominent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprominentprom‧i‧nent /ˈprɒmɪnənt $ ˈprɑː-/ ●○○ adjective  1 IMPORTANTimportant a prominent Russian scientistplay a prominent part/role (in something) Mandela played a prominent role in the early years of the ANC. The World Cup will have a prominent place on the agenda.2 something that is in a prominent place is easily seenprominent place/position The statue was in a prominent position outside the railway station.3 STICK OUTsomething that is prominent is large and sticks out a prominent noseprominently adverb Her photo was prominently displayed on his desk.
Examples from the Corpus
prominentHis face was tanned, the cheekbones high and prominent.The conference was attended by both government officials and prominent academics.Her nose was quite prominent, and she had small, even teeth.It is marked by the three prominent black stripes.Her short wavy black hair was combed neatly back from a rather narrow sloping forehead with prominent brow ridges.a prominent business leaderIn the process the owners themselves became prominent community leaders and among the biggest advertisers in the emerging gay press.Politicians who are prominent in public life may be at risk from terrorism.Daguerre was a prominent Mexico City lawyer.Rheme position, on the other hand, is prominent on an overall discourse level.The housing needs of the elderly, in particular, must be a prominent policy issue in years to come.Yet there were other new ideas that jostled together in his brain for some more prominent recognition.Their contentions are supported by several prominent researchers.a heart-shaped face, slightly prominent teeth and small eyesMartelli and Bettino Craxi, ex-leader of the Socialists are among its most prominent victims.prominent placeThe Phillips curve gets a prominent place, but so do its limitations.This matter ought to occupy a prominent place in the Election Manifesto.The issue of censorship took a prominent place in the seminar discussions.Housing occupies a prominent place in these debates.In Sri Lanka's constitution a very prominent place is given to the Buddhist religion.Don't enter the firing ranges when the red flags are flying - usually from prominent places such as hilltops.In our wishful thinking about the 1960s, no figures occupy a more prominent place than the Kennedys.The popular daily press in the Edwardian years began to give quite a prominent place to sport.prominent place/positionNow there is talk of recruiting blacks and Latinos, traditionally absent from the higher union ranks, to more prominent positions.The cars were painted khaki with the red cross in a prominent position.The Phillips curve gets a prominent place, but so do its limitations.This year I bedded out a few of these house plants in a prominent position in the garden.Further, public response to works in prominent positions is rarely commented on.Wexford found the lead, obligingly left by Sheila in a prominent position on top of the refrigerator.In our wishful thinking about the 1960s, no figures occupy a more prominent place than the Kennedys.The popular daily press in the Edwardian years began to give quite a prominent place to sport.
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