Definition of 'salient'
Example sentences containing 'salient'
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The salient point is that increasingly these are the clothes that we want to wear. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Although why you would be there in the first place is a salient question. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are a number of salient features in my turtle picture. Christianity Today (2000)This last point seems the salient one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The most salient features of all these enterprises are discipline and diversity. Infinite in All Directions (1989)And that is why it is also a salient one. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)One of the most salient features of the job is anonymity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And if there is one salient theme to unite them it is emigration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What has changed is not the amount of abuse but the fact that abuse is now a salient social problem. Victimology - the victim and the criminal justice process (1989)This explains why the phenomenon of abuse on Twitter has become so salient. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As a mini public service, here are the salient points. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet the salient point is that we don't really know anything of the lives of those sitting there. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The salient feature in all cases had to be that the first action between the same parties were begun within the primary three-year period. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That, of course, is the salient issue. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are, in all but one salient way, blameless trousers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For many people the salient question is not'How do I pursue my dream? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Our Allies have prudently contented themselves with fighting stubborn rearguard actions, but have made no attempt to cling too long to a salient which had become dangerous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'salient'
British English: salient ADJECTIVE
The salient points or facts of a situation are the most important ones.
He read the salient facts quickly.
Definition of salient from the Collins English Dictionary
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