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  • n  the state of being salient

  • If he solves both problems, the saliency of the issues will diminish and the voter will go back to attaching more weight to the liberal issuesand may vote .
  • With the recent victories of the Communists and nationalists in national elections, the people of political saliency, the ones who really matter, have changed, and Yeltsin is .
  • Cooperation among the new democracies, and an enhanced saliency of their views, could turn out to be one of the most important developments of our time.

  • Fred Krupp in San Jose Mercury News
    I think it does add moral authority and saliency to the issue. It's going to lead to heightened expectations to our congressional leadership that they move a bill,said Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense, an environmental group...
  • Roger Mosey in
    The saliency of Match of the Day seems to be as strong as ever. We paid less than ITV paid in 2000,says Mosey. "Somebody said, perhaps rather cruelly, that some games are better at five or six minutes."

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