prominence

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Etymology[edit]

Latin prominentia.

Noun[edit]

prominence (countable and uncountable, plural prominences)

  1. The state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
  2. relative importance
  3. A bulge: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form
  4. (topography) Autonomous height; relative height or prime factor; a concept used in the categorization of hills and mountains

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