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Prominent vs. Renowned — What's the Difference?

Prominent vs. Renowned — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Prominent and Renowned

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Prominent

Important; famous
She was a prominent member of the city council
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Renowned

Having renown; famous.
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Prominent

Projecting from something; protuberant
A man with big, prominent eyes like a lobster's
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Renowned

Famous, celebrated, or well-known; widely praised or highly honored.
The movie “Three Stars” is about world-renowned chefs.
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Prominent

Situated so as to catch the attention; noticeable
The new housing estates are prominent landmarks
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Renowned

Famous; celebrated for great achievements, for distinguished qualities, or for grandeur; eminent; as, a renowned king.
These were the renowned of the congregation.
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Prominent

A stout drab-coloured moth with tufts on the forewings which stick up while at rest, the caterpillars of which typically have fleshy growths on the back.
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Renowned

Widely known and esteemed;
A famous actor
A celebrated musician
A famed scientist
An illustrious judge
A notable historian
A renowned painter
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Prominent

Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant
Prominent eyebrows.
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Prominent

Immediately noticeable; conspicuous
A product with a prominent place in the store.
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Prominent

Widely known; eminent
A prominent poet.
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Prominent

Standing out, or projecting; jutting; protuberant
The bird was perching on the prominent ledge at the top of the rocks
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Prominent

Likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous
Place the slogan in a more prominent positions.
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Prominent

Eminent; distinguished above others
Prominent members of the press
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Prominent

Any of various moths having a conspicuous projection on the inner margin of the wings.
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Prominent

(historical) In Nazi concentration camps, an inmate entrusted with minor supervisory duties and rewarded with perquisites.
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Prominent

Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a prominent figure on a vase.
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Prominent

Hence; Distinctly manifest; likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous; as, a prominent feature of the face; a prominent building.
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Prominent

Eminent; distinguished above others; as, a prominent character.
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Prominent

Having a quality that thrusts itself into attention;
An outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
A new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
Salient traits
A spectacular rise in prices
A striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
A striking resemblance between parent and child
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Prominent

Conspicuous in position or importance;
A big figure in the movement
Big man on campus
He's very large in financial circles
A prominent citizen
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