US: /ˈpɹɑmənənt/
UK: /pɹˈɒmɪnənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

prominent /prominent/
  • tính từ
    • lồi lên, nhô lên
    • đáng chú ý, nổi bật
    • xuất chúng, lỗi lạc, nổi tiếng (người)

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 important or well known: a prominent leader / politician + He played a prominent part in the campaign. + She was prominent in the fashion industry.
2 easily seen
The church tower was a prominent feature in the landscape. + The story was given a prominent position on the front page.
3 sticking out from sth: a prominent nose + prominent cheekbones / teeth
prominently adverb: The photographs were prominently displayed on her desk. + Problems of family relationships feature prominently in her novels.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 conspicuous, obvious, evident, recognizable, pronounced, discernible, distinguishable, identifiable, noticeable, remarkable, noteworthy, eye-catching, striking, outstanding, chief, main, principal, significant, important; apparent, unmistakable or unmistakeable, patent, glaring, salient, flagrant, egregious:
The most prominent peak in the region is Annapurna. Some of the prominent shortcomings of the plan can be rectified easily
2 eminent, pre-eminent, distinguished, notable, noteworthy, noted, leading, foremost, first, outstanding, eminent, well-known, famed, illustrious, famous, celebrated, renowned, acclaimed, honoured, honourable, respected, well-thought-of, prestigious, reputable, creditable:
A prominent politician is to be invited to cut the ribbon opening the new bridge
3 protuberant, protruding, protrusive, projecting, jutting (out); excrescent, bulging, raised, elevated:
She has a rather prominent chin. There is one prominent spot on the tabletop that needs more sanding.

Collocation dictionary


be | become | remain


especially, extremely, particularly, unusually, very | increasingly | fairly, quite


prominent as a player and coach
| in
prominent in the trade unions

Concise English dictionary

'prɑmɪnənt /'prɒm-
+having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
+conspicuous in position or importance