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American English: /ˈprɑmənəns/
British English: /ˈprɒmɪnəns/

Translation of prominence in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (conspicuousness) they are printed in bold type to give them prominence
    están en negrita para que destaquen
    Example sentences
    • As the PDA opens, the CXR shows a slight increase in heart size and prominence of central pulmonary vessels which can progress.
    • Heart size and pulmonart vascular prominence depend on the size of shunt.
    • The prominence of the primary rods is a function of the thinner shell wall and may be due to an ecological factor, as mentioned above.
  • 2 uncountable (eminence, importance) to come to prominence
    adquirir importancia
    to have prominence
    tener importancia
    to give prominence to something
    hacer resaltar algo
    Example sentences
    • Eleanor came to prominence during the 1990s with some highly acclaimed recordings.
    • However, he never came to prominence for developing his own positions on current political questions.
    • The town came to prominence as the capital of the Seljuk Sultans in 1076 when the Seljuks took control of Anatolia, though the area's roots go back much further.
  • 3 countable (small hill) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The tensor palatini muscle joins this muscular sling as it sweeps around the hamulus, a bony prominence of the lateral palate.
    • The greater deformations possible with this technology enable the transfer of pressure to adjacent body areas and other bony prominences.
    • The side rails are lowered, and the safety strap is checked to ensure it is securely in place across the patient's thighs, avoiding bony prominences.
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