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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].
At the heart of the Syrian and Iraqi situations most saliently, and perhaps slightly differently the Lebanese situation, is the problem of minorities.
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In the end, this led to failure or near-failure of most of the largest financial firms in the United States and Western Europe, captured saliently by Lehman Brothers filing for bankruptcy on September 15, 2008.
Perhaps most saliently, the unexpected trajectory of George's life defies ableist assumptions concerning the economic, social, and physical conditions necessary to enable female professional authorship.
Along with the ease with which he appropriates old stories, the coexistence of humor and cognitive ambition is one of the most saliently postmodern aspects of Gaiman's work.
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The war upset the balance in the region, inflamed certain old divisions, and then, more saliently, led the United States to want to pull back.
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