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EtymologyEdit

From obsolete French prominent (compare proéminent), from Latin prōminēns, present active participle of prōmineō (jut out, to project), from prō (before, forward) + mineō (in compounds, “jut, project”).

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prominent (comparative more prominent, superlative most prominent)

  1. standing out, or projecting; jutting; protuberant
    Synonyms: extuberant, outstanding
  2. likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous
    Synonyms: attention-grabbing, eye-catching, flashy
  3. eminent; distinguished above others
    Synonyms: eminent, forestanding, noteworthy; see also Thesaurus:notable

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prōminēns.

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prominent (masculine and feminine plural prominents)

  1. prominent

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin prōminēns.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pʀomiˈnɛnt]
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  • Hyphenation: pro‧mi‧nent

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prominent (comparative prominenter, superlative am prominentesten)

  1. prominent

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prōminent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of prōmineō

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prominent m pers

  1. eminent person; distinguished above others; VIP

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