prominence noun

ADJ. great | growing, increasing | equal | special a performance which gives a special prominence to the part of Hamlet's mother | due | undue | international, local, national | political, public

VERB + PROMINENCE achieve, come into/to, gain, rise to, shoot to She came to national prominence as an artist in the 1960s. | bring sb/sth into/to, give sb/sth His account gives due prominence to the role of the king.

PHRASES a position of prominence The former rebels were given positions of prominence in the new government. | a rise to prominence The city's rise to prominence as a port began in the early nineteenth century.