French translation of 'prominent'
1. (= well-known) [person] important(e)
to be prominent in sth jouer un rôle de premier plan dans qch
he is prominent in the field of ... il est très connu dans le domaine de ...
to become prominent se mettre en évidence
2. [thing] important(e)
3. [nose, eyes] proéminent(e)
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As this is a book about a generation, biographies of individuals play a prominent part.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
Both his father and grandfather were prominent members.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
Then there was an intervention from the most prominent member of the audience.PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)
The prominent role accorded technology means that a third factor of production becomes an important determinant of competitive ability.Competing in a Global Economy (1990)
Doubtless many members of less prominent families were also to find themselves opposed by those of their own blood.The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)
His was a prominent family.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
So how does it feel to be such a prominent part of the thin blue line?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Some of those officers falsely accused and then absolved played a prominent role in suppressing the July plot.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He was in the right place in a prominent position but he has improvement in him.The Sun (2016)
In football, one of the most prominent figures in the game can use a racial insult without any meaningful censure from his club.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The backer has since taken a more prominent role.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
British officers will continue to occupy prominent positions in the overall command structure.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He is one of a number of prominent figures to have been appointed.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He is the most prominent Isis figure to be killed in a targeted strike.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He will have a prominent, roving role during the campaign.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It led to a series of airstrikes that killed prominent leaders of the group.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Played prominent role in the 2014 Scottish independence referendum.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Politicians and prominent figures have voiced their outrage.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Prominent politicians have often been tempted to live beyond their means.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She appears ready to become the most prominent defender of liberal values after his departure.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Some prominent figures already try to reduce the risks.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Some prominent figures questioned the accusations against the minister, a former deputy chairman of the central bank who is known for writing poetry.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The cause of its current troubles is a dirty tricks row involving France's three most prominent politicians.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The lack of respect for him shown by prominent business leaders has been genuinely shocking.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This comes after another prominent union leader expressed concern about Labour infighting.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
And all the time prominent politicians in all parties have sounded more like insecure playground bullies than thoughtful national leaders.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The most prominent family in the world remain more secretive about their past than the Security Service.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Some of the more prominent members of the seminar think this speculative question can be confidently answered.Christianity Today (2000)
H. erectus, on the other hand, made meat a more prominent part of their diet.Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)
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British English: prominent ADJECTIVE
Someone who is prominent is important and well-known.
...the children of very prominent or successful parents.
Translation of prominent from the Collins English to French Dictionary