Simple Definition of prominence
: the state of being important, well-known, or noticeable : the state of being prominent
Examples of prominence
The company rose to prominence in the 1990s.
The publicity has given him a prominence he doesn't deserve.
First Known Use of prominence
PROMINENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of prominence
1 : the state of being important, famous, or noticeable <She is a doctor of prominence.>
2 : something (as a mountain) that is conspicuous
Medical Definition of prominence
: an elevation or projection on an anatomical structure (as a bone)
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