One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a prominent member of the Royal College of Surgeons’
important, well known, leading, eminent, pre-eminent, distinguished, notable, noteworthy, noted, public, outstanding, foremost, of mark, illustrious, celebrated, famous, renowned, acclaimed, famed, honoured, esteemed, respected, well thought of, influential, prestigious, big, top, great, chief, main
North American major-league
unimportant, obscure, unknown
2‘his cheekbones were high and prominent’
protuberant, protruding, projecting, jutting, jutting out, standing out, sticking out, proud, bulging, bulbous
rare protrusive, protrudent, excrescent
3‘the rectangular fields and straight lanes that are now such a prominent feature of the landscape’
conspicuous, noticeable, easily seen, obvious, evident, discernible, recognizable, distinguishable, unmistakable, eye-catching, pronounced, salient, striking, outstanding, dominant, predominant
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