[ UK /sˈe‍ɪli‍əns/ ]
  1. the state of being salient
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How To Use salience In A Sentence

  • Sum-ranking fails to give sufficient salience to the worth of each person: it in effect permits one person's large misery to be overbalanced by small benefits to a large number of others.
  • Verb salience is found to be significantly associated with the simple past variation.
  • The salience of what researchers have seen and heard has to be impressed on the audience.
  • None the less, certain collectivities acquire a certain salience or pertinence in relation to the dominant political issues of a given period.
  • These cues varied systematically in their perceptual salience relative to the primary task in which it was embedded.
  • In part, the ongoing popularity of the ANC relates to the continued salience of the national question for development in this province, where the old notions of baaskap are dying a hard death. Organisational Report
  • The ease with which he could jump from a crisis of British farming to the spectre of biological warfare highlighted the salience of fear as a political resource today.
  • Such work sheds light on re-enactment as a popular cultural phenomenon with a salience in the present.
  • Many news sites have realized the increased salience of emailed links.
  • Of relevance here is his observation to which I alluded earlier, that with the creative function being annexed to a wider range of discourses, the role of the author as creative origin of a text or document acquires greater salience.
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