An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (important)
a. prominente
His father was a prominent architect back in the nineties.Su padre era un arquitecto prominente en los años noventa.
b. destacado
The vote of the Hispanic community played a prominent role in the elections.El voto de la comunidad hispana jugó un papel destacado en las elecciones.
c. importante
Only some of the most prominent newspapers covered the news.Solo algunos de los periódicos más importantes cubrieron la noticia.
2. (conspicuous)
a. prominente
The castle has a prominent position from which it dominates the city.El castillo ocupa una posición prominente, desde la que domina la ciudad.
b. destacado
His paintings were displayed in a prominent place in the exhibition hall.Sus cuadros estaban expuestos en un lugar destacado de la sala de exhibiciones.
c. presente
The refugees' situation is very prominent in our minds.La situación de los refugiados está muy presente en nuestras mentes.
3. (jutting out)
a. prominente
Vladimir had an oval face, a wide forehead, and a prominent nose.Vladimir tenía el rostro ovalado, la frente ancha y la nariz prominente.
b. saliente
The sandstone forms a prominent ledge along the canyon.La piedra arenisca forma una cornisa saliente que recorre el cañón.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (projecting)
a. prominente
2. (conspicuous)
a. visible, destacado(a)
3. (important)
a. renombrado(a), prominente
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prominent [ˈprɒmɪnənt]
1 (projecting) [+nose] prominente; [+cheekbones] marcado; prominente; [+teeth] salido; hacia fuera; [+eyes] saltón
I think my nose is too prominent this plant has elliptical, toothed leaves with prominent veins he had an angular face with prominent cheekbones he has a prominent Adam's apple sufferers of this disease may also have shaking hands and staring, wide-open, prominent eyes
2 (conspicuous) destacado; prominente
put it in a prominent place ponlo en un lugar destacado or prominente; ponlo donde salte a la vista; the question of Bosnia was very prominent in their minds la cuestión de Bosnia estaba muy presente en sus mentes
the tower was a prominent feature of the landscape violence is a prominent feature of our society the tree occupies a prominent position on the lawn the belly of the Buddha, his most prominent feature in many statues there was one prominent advertisement, among three pages of other ads
3 (important) [+person] destacado; prominente; [+position, role] prominente; importante; destacado
she is prominent in London society es una figura destacada or prominente en la buena sociedad londinense
a prominent member of the Law Society the children of very prominent or successful parents a prominent [figure] in the government as a young woman she had been prominent in the Peace Movement she occupies holds a prominent position in the government the most prominent feature of this theory Romania's most prominent independent newspaper resuming diplomatic relations with Iraq gives the Russians a more prominent position in the Middle East a centralized state which came to have an increasingly prominent place in the life of its citizens
to play a prominent part or role in sth jugar un papel prominente or importante or destacado en algo
Communist leaders have played prominent roles in the African National Congress the window plays a prominent part in the design this idea is still very prominent in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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