how to pronounce salient

/ˈsɛɪliːənt/

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salient frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word salient occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

salient is pronounced in three syllables

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sɛɪlənt

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An example use of salient in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that was the second very salient moment …”

meanings of salient

adjective:

  1. Denoting any angle less than two right angles.
  2. Depicted in a leaping posture.
  3. Shooting or springing out; projecting.
  4. Prominent; conspicuous.
  5. Moving by leaps or springs; jumping.
  6. Worthy of note; pertinent or relevant.
  7. Projecting outwards, pointing outwards.

noun:

  1. An outwardly projecting part of a fortification, trench system, or line of defense.

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