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salient

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsalientsa‧li‧ent /ˈseɪliənt/ adjective formal  IMPORTANTthe salient points or features of something are the most important or most noticeable parts of it the salient points of the reportsalience noun [uncountable]
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salientInitially this focusing of attention is hypothesized to improve task performance by concentrating resources on the salient aspects of stimuli.The most salient committees, in our experience, are ones responsible for capital budgeting, strategic planning, and compensation.In Chapter 9, we examine some of the more salient differences in their experiences.In looking at an Adams photograph, the salient effect is of sharp and even surreal contrast.We should say that their thoughts are captured by salient information where they should be centrally directed, inhibited and co-ordinated.Four salient points emerged from our study.Before commenting, let me now briefly sketch out by way of summary the salient points of the monist argument.
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