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highlight

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈhaɪlaɪt/
EMPHASIZE B2 to emphasize something or make people notice something: to highlight a problem/danger The report highlights the need for stricter regulations.Showing and demonstratingStressing and emphasizing
COLOUR B2 to make something a different colour so that it is more easily noticed, especially written wordsStressing and emphasizing
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