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prom·i·nent

prominent

 
 
pronunciation:
pra mih nnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: easy to see or notice because of some difference.
That rose is prominent because of its odd color.
synonyms:
apparent, conspicuous, noticeable, obvious
antonyms:
inconspicuous
similar words:
distinguishable, eminent, evident, glaring, major, outstanding, visible
definition 2: sticking out beyond a surface.
The toucan has a prominent beak.
 
synonyms:
jutting, protruding
similar words:
bulging, projecting, protrudent
definition 3: well known or important.
He was a prominent judge before he retired.
 
synonyms:
eminent, important, renowned, well-known
antonyms:
unimportant, unknown
similar words:
distinguished, famous, great, honorable, major, noted, remarkable
derivation: prominently (adv.)
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