how to pronounce salience


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salience is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of salience in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… significance or the salience of this …”

meanings of salience


  1. The condition of being salient.
  2. Relative importance based on context.
  3. A highlight; perceptual prominence, or likelihood of being noticed.

salience frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word salience occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

topics salience can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that salience can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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