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Meaning of prominence by Wiktionary Dictionary

prominence


    Etymology

    Latin prominentia .

    Noun

    prominence ( countable and uncountable; plural: prominences )

    1. The state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
    2. relative importance
    3. A bulge: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form
    4. ( topography ) Autonomous height; relative height or prime factor; a concept used in the categorization of hills and mountains


Explanation of prominence by Wordnet Dictionary

prominence


    Noun
    1. relative importance

    2. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

    3. he stood on the rocky prominence
    4. the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent