Definition of prominent in English:

prominent

Line breaks: prom¦in|ent
Pronunciation: /ˈprɒmɪnənt
 
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adjective

noun

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  • (also prominent moth) A stout drab-coloured moth with tufts on the forewings which stick up while at rest, the caterpillars of which typically have fleshy growths on the back.
    • Family Notodontidae: many species

Derivatives

prominently

adverb
More example sentences
  • Display the explanation clearly, and as prominently as the price indication.
  • This last piece of evidence is particularly contentious and likely to feature prominently in the appeal.
  • The photo will be prominently posted until you apologize to me publicly for this attack.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'projecting'): from Latin prominent- 'jutting out', from the verb prominere. Compare with eminent.

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