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noun [countable] spotlight pronunciation in American English /ˈspɑtˌlaɪt/
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    the spotlight

    a situation in which you get a lot of public attention
    in/under the spotlight: They’re in the media spotlight both nationally and internationally.
    out of the spotlight: She’s enjoying life out of the spotlight.
    1. a.
      the attention of people in a group
      Congress is turning the spotlight on the private lives of its members.

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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