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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: spotlight /ˈspɑtˌlaɪt/ 
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present tense
present participlespotlighting
past tensespotlighted or spotlit
past participlespotlighted or spotlit
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    to make people pay a lot of attention to someone or something, for example by writing about them in a newspaper

    The recent scandal served to spotlight the president's privacy problems.

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 American English pronunciation: spotlit  adjective


a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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