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high-visibility

adjective uk   /ˌhaɪ.vɪz.ɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
(also informal high-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.
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