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Prominence meaning

prominence - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. Alt. of Prominency
  2. 2. State of being prominent; a projection; elevation.

prominence - examples of usage

  1. In every great literature, while there are some works which appeal to the imagination of the whole world, there are others which seem to hit some particular mood of the nation to which their author belongs, and are all the more valued from the prominence they give to this idiosyncracy. - "The Roman Poets of the Republic", W. Y. Sellar.
  2. Eleven peaks are of such boldness and prominence that they receive rank as major peaks. - "Grand Teton [Wyoming] National Park", United States Dept. of the Interior.
  3. When this is the case, the singer must decide as to whether the musical phrase, or the poetic phrase, demands the greater prominence. - "Style in Singing", W. E. Haslam.
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