Meaning of “high-visibility” in the English Dictionary

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"high-visibility" in British English

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uk /ˌhaɪ.vɪz.ɪˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /ˌhaɪ.vɪz.ɪˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

also informal high-vis, hi-vis, uk /ˌhaɪˈvɪz/ us easy to see in all conditions because of being a very bright colour:

a security guard in a high-vis jacket
Construction workers will not be allowed on site without protective headgear and high-visibility clothing.

noticed by many people:

There is a lot of stress in such a high-visibility job.
High-visibility policing acts as a deterrent to crime.

(Definition of “high-visibility” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)