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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhighlighthigh‧light1 /ˈhaɪlaɪt/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 ATTENTIONto make a problem or subject easy to notice so that people pay attention to it 🔊 Your résumé should highlight your skills and achievements.see thesaurus at emphasize2 EMPHASIZEMARKto mark written words with a special coloured pen, or in a different colour on a computer 🔊 Use the cursor to highlight the name of the document you want to print.3 DCBto make some parts of your hair a lighter colour than the resthighlighting noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
highlightThe block should be highlighted, as shown in Figure 10. 9.The slump in the car industry was highlighted by Ford's offer of a $600 rebate on new cars.To delete a block of text, highlight it and then press Del.The Association's first project was to publish a 35-cent brochure highlighting nine historic sites.Nothing else big was happening in the world and newspapers love to highlight problems that the television networks face.This report highlights some of the problems faced by old people in winter.But if you place the cursor on a word, double-clicking the mouse highlights that word.Highlight the desired file using the arrow keys.The report highlighted the need for prison reform.Many thanks for highlighting the problem.Now she has hit a brick wall and has written to me to highlight the problem.Ministers are planning to fund an advertising campaign to highlight the risks of drug-driving.But these, and the ensuing convictions and fines, have done little but highlight the scale of the trade.Your resumé should highlight your skills and achievements.