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Adjective: prominent  pró-mi-nunt
  1. Having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book";
    - outstanding, salient, spectacular, striking
  2. Conspicuous in position or importance
    "a prominent citizen";
    - big, large
  3. Standing above others in quality or position
    "prominent members of the community";
    - eminent, high
  4. Of imposing height; especially standing out above others
    "a prominent peak";
    - eminent, lofty, soaring, towering

See also: conspicuous, high, superior

Encyclopedia: Prominent