prominence

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (visibility)
a. la prominencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Rent for this commercial space is expensive because of the prominence of the location.El alquiler de este inmueble comercial es caro por la prominencia de su ubicación.
2. (significance)
a. la importancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Theater came to prominence during the Baroque era in Spain.El teatro adquirió importancia durante el Barroco en España.
b. la relevancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Radio no longer has the same prominence in our lives that it once did.La radio ya no tiene la misma relevancia en nuestra vida que antes tenía.
c. la prominencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Sarah's father was an author of some prominence.El padre de Sarah era un autor de bastante prominencia.
3. (geography)
a. la prominencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A prominence lay ahead of the explorers on the plain.Había una prominencia delante de los exploradores en el llano.
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prominence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of land, physical feature)
a. la prominencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (of issue, person)
a. la relevancia f, importancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to give something prominencedestacar algo
to come to prominenceempezar a descollar or sobresalir
to occupy a position of some prominenceocupar un puesto de cierto relieve
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prominence [ˈprɒmɪnəns]
noun
1 (importance) importancia (f)
to bring sth/sb to prominence hacer que algo/algn destaque or resalte
It was his distinguished military career during World War II that brought him to national prominence Kohlberg had yet to discover the Midas touch that would later bring Kohlberg Kravis to prominence the emergence of a new mercantile class, brought to prominence by the increase and diversification of trade
to come (in)to or rise to prominence [+idea, subject] adquirir importancia; [+person] empezar a ser conocido; he came to prominence in the Cuba affair se le empezó a conocer cuando lo de Cuba
abstract expressionist painters that come into prominence in the 1950's
to give prominence to sth hacer que algo destaque or resalte
his execution was given due prominence in the press Nothing must be done that would give prominence to the National Front we were told to give the product as much prominence as possible on our shelves
2 (conspicuousness) prominencia (f)
it was set in bold type to give it prominence para que destacara, aparecía en negrita
3 (hill) prominencia (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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