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"highlighter" in British English

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highlighternoun [C]

uk   /ˈhaɪˌlaɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
a ​specialpencontainingbrightink, used to ​mark words in a ​book, ​magazine, etc.
(Definition of highlighter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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highlighternoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑɪˌlɑɪ·t̬ər/
a ​pen with a ​wide writing end and ​bright, ​transparentink which is used to ​colorparts of a ​text to make them ​easier to ​findlater
(Definition of highlighter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “highlighter”
in Arabic قَلم تَظليل…
in Korean 형광펜…
in Portuguese marcador de texto…
in Catalan retolador fluorescent…
in Japanese マーカーペン, 蛍光ペン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荧光笔…
in Turkish renkli işaret kalemi…
in Russian маркер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 螢光筆…
in Italian evidenziatore…
in Polish marker, zakreślacz…
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