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
Assange rose to prominence after the whistleblower WikiLeaks published a trove of classified U.S. military documents on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The surprise return to prominence comes after the Huskies fired longtime coach Lorenzo Romar and lost elite recruits Michael and Jontay Porter (Missiouri) and Daejon Davis (Stanford).
The big gainer, by far, increasing in prominence to 33 percent of songs in 2017, was hip-hop.
The 6-foot-0, 185-pound Hillman helped Camden Catholic rise in South Jersey prominence.
Thanks to Nate Robinson’s 31 points and a jaw-dropping alley-oop dunk, Washington toppled the Wildcats 96-83 in a game many credit as the day the Huskies began to rise to prominence.
First known musically as a rapper who gained prominence on SoundCloud alongside his early acting roles, Glover—as Childish Gambino—shifted gears for his late 2016 album Awaken, My Love.
The Wilkersons, who rose to prominence after Rich officiated the 2014 wedding of Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West, lead Vous Church in Miami.
Harry was also rising in prominence politically as an advocate for the Garifuna and other minority groups, always centering on land rights and health.
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