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highlight

[ hahy-lahyt ]
/ 藞ha瑟藢la瑟t /
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verb (used with object), high路light路ed, high路light路ing.
noun
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Origin of highlight

An Americanism dating back to 1850鈥55; high + light1
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British Dictionary definitions for highlight

highlight
/ (藞ha瑟藢la瑟t) /

noun
an area of the lightest tone in a painting, drawing, photograph, etc
the most exciting or memorable part of an event or period of time
(often plural) a bleached blond streak in the hair
verb (tr)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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