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salient

1. Geometry (of an angle) pointing outwards from a polygon and hence less than 180°
2. (esp of animals) leaping
3. a salient angle

Salient

Any part or prominent member projecting beyond a surface.

salient

[′sāl·yənt]
(geology)
A landform that projects or extends outward or upward from its surroundings.
An area in which the axial traces of folds are convex toward the outer edge of the folded belt.

salient

Describing any projecting part or member, as a salient corner.
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However, according to Nye [37] the second facet of power in which enable the others to obtain their desirable outcomes without implementation of military or economic power (sources of hard power) is called "Soft Power" that is assumed as the new source of power, saliently in IR and in the global stage [37].
In other words, before the 1990s, the socioeconomic and political arenas in Taiwan might be equally likely and saliently segregated along the society's linguistic divisions.
Memon said that Sindh government had on special directives of Pakistan People's Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari already stationed various teams of professionals and doctors including consultant gynaecologists and paediatricians and the casualties had saliently dropped due to extended measures taken by Sindh government.
Yet Mexico had also made up enough ground in the environmental field to be a credible actor, most saliently with the president's proposal of the Green Fund.
Given the intellectual and academic legacy of The Black Scholar--since its advent in November 1969--I think it is saliently apropos that this historic journal now devote its pages to a special issue on the examination of how philosophy is related to the African-American experience with the objective of clarifying the road to African-American liberation.
Kirkpatrick (1998) indicated that attachment to God-avoidance was more saliently related to religious behaviors and individuals who were fearfully attached were least likely to be successful in developing a compensatory attachment to God.
Of course, a desire as such requires summoning and highlighting the points of intersection among the actors concerned, most saliently here, the issue of terrorism.
More saliently, they wanted a very particular kind of coat that protected the dog from heavy cover and cold water, but was also easy to maintain.
For the Black Canadian-born women, social class was demarcated more saliently along racial lines, regardless of skin tone.
At the heart of the Syrian and Iraqi situations most saliently, and perhaps slightly differently the Lebanese situation, is the problem of minorities.
These ongoing symptoms can be saliently targeted through augmentation strategies although it must be noted that the evidence-base for augmentation strategies is limited.
In July 2008, for instance, the phrase was invoked saliently by Senator John McCain's campaign representatives.