Highlight

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Definition

to highlight (a problem): to mark, to pick out, to attract attention to (a problem)
verb
The report highlights the dangers of smoking.

the highlight (of a speech): the best, most interesting, or most important part (of a speech)
noun

Examples

  • "It highlighted the increased attention on corporations who depend on cheap or illegal labor sources to lower production costs."
  • "I'd like to highlight the following commendable actions"
  • "Highlights include a slow-motion video of the artist giving birth, and a sculpture of an electric chair made entirely out of egg boxes."
  • "This was highlighted yesterday when she provided the wrong file for an important sales talk PERIOD."

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