prominent


prominent
01. Tonight's concert for charity should be a huge success, with appearances by some of our most [prominent] local artists.
02. The new computers were [prominently] displayed in the store window.
03. Many of our most [prominent] citizens send their children to this private school.
04. The stained glass windows play a [prominent] role in the design of the new Arts building.
05. England's most [prominent] national newspaper has thrown its support behind the Prime Minister.
06. The state of the environment is expected to figure [prominently] at the next meeting of the major industrial nations.
07. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader rose to [prominence] after the release of his book "Unsafe At Any Speed."
08. Lao-Tzu once observed that the more laws and orders are made [prominent], the more thieves and robbers there will be.
09. Many Westerners have difficulty understanding the [prominent] use of erotic themes in Hindu religious art.
10. Hollywood actress Joan Crawford had her back teeth removed to make her cheekbones more [prominent].
11. Terrorists have made recent attempts on the lives of a number of [prominent] politicians.
12. He has been a [prominent] critic of the deal since it was first brought forward.
13. A number of [prominent] businessmen in the city have declared their support for Mr. Lee as the best candidate for the position of mayor.
14. The most [prominent] landmark in Luxembourg is the high plateau of the Ardennes.
15. Research has shown that one of the [prominent] characteristics of successful language learners is the ability to make intelligent guesses.
16. The central blue stripe of Thailand's flag represents the King, and shows the [prominent] place that royalty holds in that country.
17. A Western lifestyle is more [prominent] in the cities of Guatemala.
18. In May of 1996, Liu Gang, one of the most [prominent] pro-democracy leaders to flee China, was given permission to stay in the U.S.
19. Ancient Peru was the site of several [prominent] civilizations, most notably that of the Incas.
20. Skulls and skeletons are [prominent] symbols of the Mexican holiday known as "The Day of the Dead."

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  • Prominent — Prominent …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Prominent — Prom i*nent, a. [L. prominens, entis, p. pr. of prominere to jut out, to project; pro before, forward + minere (in comp.) to jut, project: cf. F. prominent. See {Imminent}, {Eminent}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Standing out, or projecting, beyond the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prominent — Adj std. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Unter Einfluß von ne. prominent entlehnt aus l. prōminēns ( entis), dem PPräs. von l. prōminēre hervorragen, hervortreten , zu l. minēre ragen und l. prō . Abstraktum: Prominenz.    Ebenso nndl. prominent, nschw.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • prominent — [präm′ə nənt] adj. [L prominens, prp. of prominere, to project < pro , PRO 2 + minere, to project < minae, projections, threats: see MENACE] 1. sticking out; projecting [a prominent chin] 2. noticeable at once; conspicuous [prominent… …   English World dictionary

  • prominent — ⇒PROMINENT, ENTE, adj. Vx. Synon. de proéminent. Rocher prominent, colline prominente au dessus des autres (Ac. 1798 1878). Si le pus au contraire se porte vers l extérieur, il forme un abcès prominent, qu il faut promptement ouvrir (GEOFFROY,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • prominent — »hervorragend, bedeutend, maßgebend, weithin bekannt«: Das Adjektiv wurde im 19. Jh. aus lat. prominens »vorspringend, hervorragend« entlehnt, dem adjektivisch verwendeten Part. Präs. von lat. pro minere »vorspringen, hervorragen« (vgl. 1↑ pro …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Prominent! — ist ein deutsches Boulevard Magazin, welches beim Privatsender VOX zu sehen ist. Sendetermin ist wochentags um 20:00 Uhr und sonntags gegen 22:00 Uhr. Die Sendung wird von Constanze Rick moderiert. Konzept Die wochentägliche 15 minütige Sendung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • prominent — prominent, ente (pro mi nan, nan t ) adj. Terme vieilli. Qui s élève au dessus de ce qui l environne. Rocher prominent …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • prominent — promìnent (prominȅnt) m DEFINICIJA rij. onaj koji je ugledan, na visokom položaju, istaknuti član društva ETIMOLOGIJA vidi prominencija …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • prominent — [adj1] sticking out; conspicuous arresting, beetling, bulging, easily seen, embossed, extended, extrusive, eye catching, flashy, hanging out, hilly, in the foreground, jutting, marked, noticeable, obtrusive, obvious, outstanding, projecting,… …   New thesaurus

  • prominent — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. prominentncie; lm M. prominentnci {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} zwykle ironicznie lub z niechęcią o osobie zajmującej wysokie stanowisko, sprawującej ważny urząd, ważną… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień