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prominent
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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1  —1 use as in:
a prominent politician
Definition
well-known or important — especially of a person who is respected
  • He explained that eventually he would practice in that state, enter into its politics and he might as well be classmates with its prominent citizens of the future.
    Chapter 55 (54% in)

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  • Adopting the phraseology of the neighborhood, he referred to his Brooklyn internship as going through Purgatory, when he wrote to his socially prominent fiancee in Boston.
    Chapter 18 (45% in)

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