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prominent is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of prominent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the sales play a prominent part in the …”

meanings of prominent


  1. Eminent; distinguished above others.
  2. Standing out, or projecting; jutting; protuberant.
  3. Likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous.

prominent frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word prominent occurs in english on average 13.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics prominent can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that prominent can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with prominent


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