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prominent
used in 1984 by Orwell

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
a prominent politician
Definition
well-known or important — especially of a person who is respected
  • It consisted in falsifying a series of production reports of two years ago, in such a way as to cast discredit on a prominent member of the Inner Party, who was now under a cloud.
    p. 109.1
prominent = well-known
  • A certain Comrade Withers, a prominent member of the Inner Party, had been singled out for special mention and awarded a decoration, the Order of Conspicuous Merit, Second Class.
    p. 44.5
prominent = well-known
There are no more uses of "prominent" flagged with this meaning in 1984 by Orwell.

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2  —1 use as in:
a prominent place on the shelf
Definition
very easily noticed
  • Prominent in the middle of the group were Jones, Aaronson, and Rutherford.
    p. 78.2
prominent = easily noticed
There are no more uses of "prominent" flagged with this meaning in 1984 by Orwell.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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