Recent Examples of salience from the Web
Overall, the 2016 U.S. election, the Brexit referendum, and the 2017 U.K. election show a growing salience of age — one that seems to be displacing traditional cleavages based on occupation and social class.
But clearly a few of its claims have acquired special salience, all at once.
Mr. Trump’s claims could therefore appeal to a wider audience, especially given the extensive coverage of recent mass shootings and the salience of race in debates about them.
Each depends on the other for its salience: genes mean nothing without experience; experience can’t exist without genes.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'salience'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of salience
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up salience? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).