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highlight

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.laɪt/
B2 to attract attention to or emphasize something important: The report highlights the need for improved safety. The spelling mistakes in the text had been highlighted in green.
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noun uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.laɪt/

highlight noun (BEST PART)

B2 [C] the best or most exciting, entertaining, or interesting part of something: Highlights of the match will be shown after the news.

highlight noun (HAIR)

[C usually plural] a narrow strip of hair on a person's head that has been made a lighter colour than the surrounding hair
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