spotlight

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EtymologyEdit

spot + light

NounEdit

spotlight (plural spotlights)

  1. a bright, directional light or lamp, especially one used to illuminate the focus or center of attention on a stage
  2. the circle of light shed by a spotlight
  3. the center of attention; the highlight or most important part
    Some people enjoy the spotlight.

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VerbEdit

spotlight (third-person singular simple present spotlights, present participle spotlighting, simple past and past participle spotlighted or spotlit)

  1. To illuminate with a spotlight.
    We spotlight the star, but the supporting cast has all the great lines in this scene.
  2. To draw attention to.
    The news series served to spotlight corruption.

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Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 00:05