Definition of 'highlight'
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My story highlights just how important it is for more people to sign up for organ donations. The Sun (2016)That reception was one of the highlights of my career. The Sun (2017)It also highlights the troubled relationship between healthcare and social care. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The next couple of days proved the highlight of the trip. The Sun (2016)And those are just the highlights of a troubled recent history. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This study helps to highlight the urgent need to better manage patients so they survive longer following their diagnosis. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's part of a campaign to highlight a problem that rarely gets the airing it deserves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This week's highlights include a man who lived as a goat. Times, Sunday Times (2017)At issue are previously highlighted problems - only worse. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The value of five bowlers was highlighted again as the wickets were shared. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This just highlights the importance of shopping around. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other danger areas highlighted were accidents and violence. The Sun (2008)The collection also highlights the importance of animals in the war. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This highlights personal issues you usually ignore. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then you will be able to watch extended highlights of the games after the final whistle. The Sun (2013)Your question highlights one of the problems with the planning system. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This may also highlight any factors that slowed the growth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We highlight those likely to get a green bank boost. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was the highlight of my time there. The Sun (2006)We need to highlight that it is a very warped and perverse sense of honour. The Sun (2009)There were also problems highlighted with pilot training. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other highlights include the wild giant tortoises. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The highlight of my day is getting on the field. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The lunar high brings about a highlight of your whole month today. The Sun (2015)The inquiry has just highlighted it was an unnecessary war. The Sun (2009)It also highlighted areas of good practice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The campaign highlights the growing importance of broadband speeds to homeowners. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Two highlights in particular stand out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He performed admirably but the lack of cover once again highlights the importance of signing at least one central defender by tomorrow. The Sun (2009)The blond highlights are gone, the earring too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It highlights that prices come down as well as go up and that payments rise steeply as a result of wider economic pressures. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990) Two hours of highlights at a time when most of the grown-ups have gone to bed and it's all done and dusted. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'highlight'
British English: highlight /ˈhaɪˌlaɪt/ NOUN
The highlights of an event, activity, or period of time are the most interesting or exciting parts of it.
The match was one of the highlights of the tournament.
- American English: highlight
- Arabic: نِقَاطٌ رَئِيسِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: destaque
- Chinese: 亮点
- Croatian: najvažniji događaj
- Czech: hlavní událost
- Danish: højdepunkt
- Dutch: hoogtepunt
- European Spanish: plato fuerte sobresaliente
- Finnish: kohokohta
- French: temps fort
- German: Höhepunkt
- Greek: καλύτερο σημείο
- Italian: momento saliente
- Japanese: ハイライト やま場
- Korean: 최고조의 부분
- Norwegian: høydepunkt
- Polish: główna atrakcja
- European Portuguese: destaque
- Romanian: trăsătură esențială
- Russian: ключевой момент
- Spanish: plato fuerte asunto más importante en una serie de ellos
- Swedish: höjdpunkt
- Thai: จุดเด่น
- Turkish: önemli olay
- Ukrainian: головна подія
- Vietnamese: phần nổi bật
British English: highlight /ˈhaɪˌlaɪt/ VERB
If you highlight a point or problem, you draw attention to it.
The report highlights the need for a new airport.
- American English: highlight
- Arabic: يُبْرِزُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: destacar
- Chinese: 强调
- Croatian: istaknuti
- Czech: zdůraznit
- Danish: fremhæve
- Dutch: benadrukken
- European Spanish: poner de relieve
- Finnish: korostaa tuoda esiin
- French: surligner
- German: hervorheben
- Greek: τονίζω
- Italian: evidenziare
- Japanese: 強調する
- Korean: 강조하다
- Norwegian: framheve
- Polish: uwydatnić
- European Portuguese: destacar
- Romanian: a evidenția
- Russian: подчеркивать
- Spanish: poner de relieve
- Swedish: markera
- Thai: เน้น
- Turkish: vurgulamak
- Ukrainian: підкреслити
- Vietnamese: nêu bật
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