US: /ˈpɹɑmənəns/
UK: /pɹˈɒmɪnəns/

English Vietnamese dictionary

prominence /prominence/
  • danh từ
    • tình trạng lồi lên, tình trạng nhô lên; chỗ lồi lên, chỗ nhô lên
      • the prominences of the face: những chỗ lồi lên ở trên mặt
    • sự chú ý đặc biệt; sự nổi bật
    • sự xuất chúng, sự lỗi lạc

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
[U, sing.] the state of being important, well known or noticeable: a young actor who has recently risen to prominence + The newspapers have given undue prominence to the story. + She has achieved a prominence she hardly deserves.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 celebrity, eminence, fame, distinction, notability, reputation, pre-eminence, standing, position, rank, prestige, renown, repute, importance, weight, influence, account, name, consequence:
They are a family of considerable prominence in the county. She rose to prominence as an actress just last year.
2 hill, hillock, rise, hummock, outcrop, outcropping, spur, tor, crag, arête, spine, ridge, peak, mount, pinnacle; headland, point, promontory:
We planted our flag on the prominence and constructed a small cairn
3 protuberance, projection, protrusion, growth, excrescence, swelling, tumefaction, tumescence, extrusion, outshoot, outgrowth, spur, bulge:
If that prominence on your elbow doesn't disappear in a day or so, I should see a doctor.

Collocation dictionary


great | growing, increasing | equal | special
a performance which gives a special prominence to the part of Hamlet's mother
| due | undue | international, local, national | political, public


achieve, come into/to, gain, rise to, shoot to
She came to national prominence as an artist in the 1960s.
| bring sb/sth into/to, give sb/sth
His account gives due prominence to the role of the king.


a position of prominence
The former rebels were given positions of prominence in the new government.
| a rise to prominence
The city's rise to prominence as a port began in the early nineteenth century.