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English noun: prominence

1. prominence (state) the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

Broader (hypernym)standing

Narrower (hyponym)glare, limelight, public eye, salience, saliency, spotlight, strikingness


2. prominence (attribute) relative importance

Broader (hypernym)importance

3. prominence (shape) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

SamplesThe gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge.
The hump of a camel.
He stood on the rocky prominence.
The occipital protuberance was well developed.
The bony excrescence between its horns.

Synonymsbulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, protrusion, protuberance, swelling

Broader (hypernym)projection

Narrower (hyponym)belly, caput, frontal eminence, mogul, nub, nubble, occipital protuberance, snag, wart

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