One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality of being particularly noticeable or important; prominence.‘the political salience of religion has a considerable impact’
- ‘On the security front, we have observed the decline in the salience of strategic nuclear weapons.’
- ‘The broad realm of their telecommunications policy has acquired a salience it never had in the past.’
- ‘These women demanded only fair treatment within traditional sex roles, never really questioning the salience of marriage itself.’
- ‘A second characteristic that distinguishes markets in which valuation is difficult is the heightened salience of product category boundaries.’
- ‘Many news sites have realized the increased salience of emailed links.’
- ‘He constructs a fictional world in which the class struggle has special salience.’
- ‘These patronage disputes had both local salience and national resonance.’
- ‘Such work sheds light on re-enactment as a popular cultural phenomenon with a salience in the present.’
- ‘The salience of the local press, often assumed to have diminished during the war, in fact increased dramatically.’
- ‘Authenticity is not the same thing as social saliency.’
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