Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

The state of being prominent; something prominent. prominency.

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Usage examples "prominence":

  1. Mathematics has, in modern times, brought order into greater and greater prominence. - "Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays", Bertrand Russell.
  2. Even in prison Wherry had attained a certain prominence because of his beauty, which at the time when Ordway first saw him had been conspicuous in spite of his convict's clothes. - "The Ancient Law", Ellen Glasgow.
  3. Powhatan is a very large figure in early Virginia history, and deserves his prominence. - "The Story of Pocahantas", Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009.