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noun [singular] the limelight pronunciation in American English /ˈlaɪmˌlaɪt/
  1. a situation in which you are getting a lot of interest and attention from the newspapers, television, etc.
    in the limelight:

    DiCaprio has been in the limelight since he began his career at the age of 12.

    out of the limelight:

    The prince has always tried to keep his children out of the limelight.


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