Translation of prominent in Spanish:


destacado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈprɑmənənt/ /ˈprɒmɪnənt/


  • 1

    (position) destacado
    (position) prominente
    • The planning process begins with the posting of a notice in a prominent position at the site of property.
    • I have noticed that the most prominent activity at the festival is alcohol consumption.
    • It went on to say that the suggested site is situated in a prominent section of this new streetscape.
    • Notices were placed in prominent places in their bars warning customers to cut out bad language.
    • If the premises are unoccupied a copy of the Notice should be left in a prominent position.
    • Recently at Whole Foods I noticed prominent displays of strawberries and rhubarb.
    • He would like his name to be placed on a prominent notice board emphasising that he was keen to be the first guinea pig.
    • This error of fact will require a prominent notice of correction in the journal.
    • Stories of this sort, if any, may have been elbowed out of prominent positions they should occupy in newspapers.
    • Maximilian was famous for his large nose, and it is prominent in all his pictures and statues.
    • The problem seems to be more prominent in the bazaars and markets.
    • How can they ignore the criticisms that are so prominent in the media?
    • Landscapes are prominent in the canvases displayed by Reena Sunil, a graphic designer.
    • Our eyes are drawn to the magnificent ecclesiastical buildings that are especially prominent in York.
    • The health minister has been particularly prominent in the media in this regard.
    • Teachers' pay is also prominent in the list of motions being considered for debate.
    • Maybe when it is over, thoughts of mortality may become more prominent in his mind.
    • The issue of passive smoking is very prominent in the minds of almost everyone in this day and age.
    • Make sure you are prominent in their minds when a headhunter calls them looking for a recommendation on a candidate in your field.
    • Its most prominent feature is a projecting central pavilion with a pediment and four Doric columns.
  • 2

    (role/politician) prominente
    (role/politician) destacado
    (role/politician) importante
    she was prominent in the campaign desempeñó un papel prominente / destacado / importante en la campaña
    • he was prominent in literary circles era una figura destacada en el ambiente literario
    • The Rothschilds are still prominent in banking in Britain and are notable patrons of the arts and sciences.
    • Many of the family have lived in America for several years and some of them are very prominent in business circles in the Chicago area.
    • They were prominent in the farming business and ran a progressive operation in that part of mid-Roscommon.
    • Even during his years in New York in the 1960s, Bertie remained very prominent in club circles.
    • Of course, the story continues, and those people who are prominent in one chapter will always be part of the story.
    • He has also been prominent in fund-raising circles for All Hallows College in Dublin.
    • Frank was prominent in the community life of the region and was widely known throughout the district.
    • Both artists are prominent in Bulgaria's art world and work with graphics and water colours.
    • She was also very prominent in sporting circles both in her native Galway and in Claremorris.
    • Gerry has been prominent in the Mayo Association in Birmingham for several years.
    • Tom was prominent in farming and political circles in the area for many years.
    • Foreign-born players have been prominent in the game from its earliest days.
    • The media itself has been prominent in heaping scorn on economics.
    • Men dominate business and politics, but many women have held cabinet posts or are prominent in arts and professions.
    • Other prominent people have also lent their support to the project.
    • A prominent neoconservative, he was a co-founder of Project for the New American Century.
    • It was a very worthy performance considering my age and prominent social standing, but the stone paid no attention, as is so often the case.
    • Thanks to efforts of prominent citizens and timely attention from the Government, it is back to its full bloom again.
    • Not surprisingly given his prominent position and family name, racing and horses have always played a major part in Derby's life.
    • Your ambitious nature will be rewarded as you are promoted to a prominent position in your profession.
  • 3

    (jaw/nose) prominente
    • His hair is flattened from sleep, his prominent ears projecting like wings from the sides of his head.
    • Rising from the radiator grille, a prominent bulge in the hood runs to the base of the windscreen.
    • For your first project choose leaves that are relatively flat and have prominent veins.
    • The posterior node is prominent in early stages, and bears a distinct, short carina.
    • It was particularly prominent in areas underlying the epidermal hyperplasia.
    • About two years ago I noticed a prominent bump on the inside of my right foot.
  • 4

    (ridge/ledge) prominente
    (ridge/ledge) saliente