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English definition of “shine out”

shine out

verb uk phrasal verb with shine   /ʃaɪn/ (shone or shined) us  
If people or things shine out, they are noticeable because they are very good: The play has a very strong cast, but two actors in particular shine out. If a quality shines out of someone, it is strong and easy to see: Her honesty and sincerity positively shine out.
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