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spotlightnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspɒt.laɪt/ us /ˈspɑːt.laɪt/

C2 UK informal spot a lamp whose beam can be directed, or a circle of light produced by such a lamp

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. 自從參議員的納稅欺詐行爲曝光後,他就成了大眾關注的焦點。

spotlightverb [ T ]

uk /ˈspɒt.laɪt/ us /ˈspɑːt.laɪt/ spotlighted or spotlit, spotlighted or spotlit

to light something or someone with a spotlight

The paintings in the alcove were spotlit from below. 聚光燈從下方照亮了壁龕裡的畫。

If something spotlights a particular situation, it directs public attention to it.


(Translation of “spotlight” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)