Origin of prominence
Related formsnon·prom·i·nence, nouno·ver·prom·i·nence, noun
Examples from the Web for prominence
Being something of a political cipher may have helped Revels rise to prominence.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He first rose to prominence as a lawyer in Queens, who settled a boiling racial dispute over public housing in Forest Hills.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This puts them at odds with the countless polytheistic religions, where many gods compete for prominence.Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?|Jay Parini|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The opposite phenomenon also occurs: neglected writers who ascend to prominence only posthumously.
Yet because of her prominence, it has had an outsized impact on the media-political complex.
The present prominence of this characteristic in Japan is still further to be accounted for by her actual recent history.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick
Once again he was disappointed in the prominence given by the powerful London press to his London enterprise.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
About the same time the Aetolian League came into prominence in the north.
Beginning thus, I promise you that you shall presently become a man of prominence in Picardy.The Trampling of the Lilies|Rafael Sabatini
It is the capital of the county in which he was born, and of the section where he grew into prominence.The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield|Emma Elizabeth Brown