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English definition of “spotlight”

spotlight

noun [C]     /ˈspɒt.laɪt/ US  /ˈspɑːt-/
C2 (UK informal spot) a lamp whose beam can be directed, or a circle of light produced by such a lampTheatres, cinemas and their partsLighting and light fittings in the home in the spotlight C2 (of a person) receiving a lot of public attention: The senator has been in the spotlight recently since the revelation of his tax frauds.Fame and famous
(Definition of spotlight noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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