Examples of prominence in a Sentence
The company rose to prominence in the 1990s.
The publicity has given him a prominence he doesn't deserve.
Recent Examples of prominence from the Web
The phrase rose to prominence after the 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Alberta King remained behind the scenes as her son rose to prominence as an international figure in the fight against segregation.
Her posts from 2016 came to prominence only after Aleksei A. Navalny, a Russian opposition leader, included them in a video in early February that made accusations about official corruption.
The Driver Era is made up of brothers Ross and Rocky Lynch, who originally rose to prominence as part of five-piece R5 (with siblings Riker and Rydel, plus Ellington Ratliff).
About this film: Scottish cyclist David Millar narrates his story of returning to prominence after a doping scandal banned him from the sport for two years.
Gulen is a preacher who rose to prominence in the 1970s by advocating the importance of ethics in education.
The play also offered a vivid reminder of Ford’s rapid ascent to prominence at St. Mary’s.
David Hogg, 17, one of several students at the school who've gained national prominence for advocating gun control, livestreamed the walkout on his YouTube channel.
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PROMINENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prominence for English Language Learners
: the state of being important, well-known, or noticeable : the state of being prominent
PROMINENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of prominence for Students
- She is a doctor of prominence.
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