Meaning of HIGHLIGHT in English

HIGHLIGHT

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

highlight a contrast (= make a contrast very obvious )

The research will highlight the contrasts between different approaches to taxation.

highlight an issue (= bring attention to it )

The minister used his speech to highlight the issue of global warming.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

case

The case also highlights the widespread practice of arbitrary detention that affects about 2 million people each year.

Its simplicity is precisely what makes it unsuited to being translated into law-as the Miss X case so blatantly highlighted .

The house was up for sale- the estate agents say the case has highlighted the need for a change in the law.

The latest case highlights the need for scrupulous hygiene on all farm visits.

The case has highlighted the risks of exploitation faced by foreign workers.

And believe that his case highlights the failing of the criminal justice system.

Police say the case highlights the need for elderly people to be on their guard when strangers come to their homes.

One case in my constituency highlights the type of thing that happens.

change

This can be used to highlight changes from year to year or compare actual and required staffing levels. 4.

The story begins in the mid-1980s, when national reports highlighted the gap between changes in the workplace and in education.

The industry is expected to excuse itself by highlighting the last-minute change in voters' allegiances, reflected in the last polls.

The ongoing discussions highlighted the basic change that had taken place in the world.

This report would highlight important changes in the law likely to affect haulage operations in the short and medium term.

danger

Police can't prove what the men were doing but say this just highlights the danger .

A recent hearing of the Disciplinary Tribunal highlighted the dangers , albeit in a case involving two sole practitioners.

difference

This feedback would highlight differences in both quantities and labour rates.

Boston; and Austin, Texas-to highlight the similarities and differences between their approaches.

Mr. Gummer My hon. Friend has highlighted the fundamental difference .

A simple computational example will serve to highlight the differences .

The Democrats have used the minimum wage dispute to highlight differences with Republicans on helping the working poor.

The report also highlighted the difference in attitudes between men and women.

For a differential drill they are placed side by side and drilled across to highlight the difference between them. 7.2.2.

difficulty

Hearsay-II's problems with its syntactic/semantic component highlights the difficulties of accessing pre-defined processing units in speech.

He noted that several accidents appeared to highlight pilots' difficulties in coping with increasing flight-deck automation.

Jelinek and Schoonhoven highlight the difficulties facing managers in the type of strong culture typical of hi-tech companies.

This highlights the second major difficulty with the theories, the general assumption that there is a unitary dimension of arousal.

The criticism the Oregon experiment has received highlights the general difficulties of moving towards this kind of explicit rationing system.

fact

Moreover he highlighted the fact that cultures do not interact simply with one another but with the environment as well.

importance

Sacks etal highlighted the importance of prostatic disease as a preventable and treatable cause of renal failure.

The part the Flemish towns played in the crisis of 1127-8 not only highlighted their importance , it also guaranteed their liberties.

Colonel Spratt highlighted the importance of the qualification for people planning a career in marketing.

The back highlights the importance of using caution and suggests how to use the card.

Furthermore it seeks to highlight the central importance of localities and localism in Northern Ireland.

This again serves to highlight the importance of the cut-off point in determining estimates of illness prevalence.

Second, it highlighted the importance of active participation by elderly people themselves in all aspects of course planning.

Such an incident highlights the importance of clarity and definition of language, both between professionals and with clients.

issue

It highlighted all the issues of the unhealthiness of industrial towns, of poverty, bad housing and squalid environments.

She said her organization will highlight the issue during a pair of rallies at an official protest site outside the convention center.

Objections highlight the issues which are important to the buyer.

He has tended to highlight few issues beyond cutting taxes.

Abbey National's announcement this week that it will reduce its overdraft rate on January 1 highlights the issue .

The magazine has provided Benetton with an avenue to highlight issues , which their advertisements have touched on.

Both these studies highlight issues that needed urgent attention from policy and practice.

Many respondents said that the information fails to highlight critical issues and a majority rated such information as only poor or average.

lack

However, it highlights the clear lack of an agreed national coastal strategy by the Government.

The book highlights the lack of good signposts to help guide grieving individuals.

The report highlighted the lack of regulation of family mediators, many of whom are lawyers.

Properly applied better-off tests would have highlighted how the lack of competition in an internalised link imposes extra costs.

It's this last figure that best highlights the Safrane's lack of sprinting zest.

The report highlights the lack of help for these youngsters.

need

All this highlighted the need for more land to be allocated by planning authorities for development.

This increased public concern has highlighted the need for greater information and understanding of these issues.

This also highlights the need to find an effective treatment, particularly as diagnosis is not relatively straight forward.

Children were asked to design an interpretative poster which highlighted the vulnerability and needs of Britain's threatened otter population.

Surveys of adopters consistently highlight the need for pre-placement support and preparation.

Commissioning authorities should outline their current commissioning priorities and highlight the research needs of their health strategies and primary care developments.

Yoga also highlights the need for investigating the preventive as well as the curative effects of complementary therapies.

plight

First introduced in 1989, Adopt-a-Pet aims to highlight the plight of abandoned animals and encourage more responsible pet ownership.

Elderly people isolated A new report has highlighted the isolated plight of elderly people in residential care who have a hearing loss.

There are better ways to highlight the plight of the homeless.

problem

The book highlights the problem university staff have in keeping up with recent developments.

Another study by researchers at Northern Kentucky University also highlighted the problem of expecting too much from unathletic children.

Now she has hit a brick wall and has written to me to highlight the problem .

Nothing else big was happening in the world and newspapers love to highlight problems that the television networks face.

We produce in-depth reports highlighting problems and offering solutions.

The teacher unions and professional associations have produced clear and accurate documents for their members which inevitably highlight these problems .

Escalating numbers of night visits highlight the problems of a pool system for paying doctors.

This highlights a crucial tactical problem for new groups or those whose demands are seen as in some way unconventional.

report

The report highlights large variations in early retirement dates throughout the public sector.

The story begins in the mid-1980s, when national reports highlighted the gap between changes in the workplace and in education.

We produce in-depth reports highlighting problems and offering solutions.

There is no duty on the Prime Minister to publish any interim reports highlighting specific abuses.

The report also highlighted the difference in attitudes between men and women.

The report highlighted the under-utilisation of expensive equipment.

The report highlighted the lack of regulation of family mediators, many of whom are lawyers.

risk

To highlight the risk of such accidents, the association filmed several simulated train crashes in Chula Vista this month.

It also highlights the additional risks arising in off-exchange transactions and transactions on foreign markets.

Ministers are planning to fund an advertising campaign to highlight the risks of drug-driving.

Inevitably the sharp drop in property values and the collapse of some property groups has highlighted the risks .

The case has highlighted the risks of exploitation faced by foreign workers.

This practical 2-day course highlights the risks and provides you with the knowledge to contain them.

role

The comparison of results in groups D and E highlights the important assessment role of occupational therapists as cited by other workers.

Judge Jackson highlighted government's mediating role when he explained why he ordered the company split in two.

The issue of disability culture was highlighted , with the role of disabled people viewed as being isolated away from wider society.

This highlights the key role played by the perfect capital market assumption.

The event will highlight the vital role played by the waterway in the region's industrial development.

Anonymity, like the uniforms of nurses, the police or soldiers, highlights the role , not the person performing it.

The present article starts by highlighting the pivotal role of police results in the criminal process.

It also highlights the role played by both the chemical and chemical engineering disciplines in the development of cleaner processes.

study

Their study also highlights unmet needs similar to those mentioned in other reports.

Both these studies highlight issues that needed urgent attention from policy and practice.

text

To pursue the link, simply click on the highlighted text or image.

The highlighted text will be added to the end of the stored document.

In Windows 3.0 you simply highlight the text with the mouse to mark it.

To print smaller segments of text , press Alt-F4 to highlight the text, then press Shift-F7.

Conjunctions are highlighted in both texts .

This displays the prompt Press Y to print just the highlighted text .

If you pressed 1, the highlighted text is no longer there.

First, highlight the text , then perform the action.

weakness

The effect has been to highlight weaknesses in each of the traditional interpretations and to demythologize the revolutionary intelligentsia.

He told the Institute of Chartered Accountants that recent failures had highlighted weaknesses in accounts.

This highlights a serious weakness in his philosophy.

Here, however, Wallas highlighted a particular weakness within Fabianism.

■ VERB

serve

These unanswered questions serve to highlight the practicalities which prescriptions of this kind ignore.

A simple computational example will serve to highlight the differences.

They serve also to highlight certain features of the political culture.

This again serves to highlight the importance of the cut-off point in determining estimates of illness prevalence.

It's more annoying than serious, really, but serves to highlight problems commonly associated with less expensive instruments.

This will also serve to highlight aspects of the choice of methodological framework.

These three examples, juxtaposed, serve to highlight the nature of educational change.

One brief example from the Southwest will serve to highlight the precision and implications of the method.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

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The Association's first project was to publish a 35-cent brochure highlighting nine historic sites.

The report highlighted the need for prison reform.

The slump in the car industry was highlighted by Ford's offer of a $600 rebate on new cars.

This report highlights some of the problems faced by old people in winter.

To delete a block of text, highlight it and then press Del.

Your resumé should highlight your skills and achievements.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But if you place the cursor on a word, double-clicking the mouse highlights that word.

But these, and the ensuing convictions and fines, have done little but highlight the scale of the trade.

Many thanks for highlighting the problem.

Ministers are planning to fund an advertising campaign to highlight the risks of drug-driving.

Nothing else big was happening in the world and newspapers love to highlight problems that the television networks face.

Now she has hit a brick wall and has written to me to highlight the problem.

The block should be highlighted, as shown in Figure 10. 9.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

show

Full-length games are edited down to show the highlights in a way which sometimes irritates the purist.

They showed highlights from the 1964 Celtics world championship game they won.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Highlights of the ball game will be shown later.

A highlight of most Alaska cruises is a day spent among the glaciers.

Before the game, fans were shown highlights of the season on a large video screen.

The weekend in Venice was definitely the highlight of our trip.

We were looking forward to seeing the pyramids, which promised to be the highlight of our trip.

When I was young, Christmas was the highlight of the year.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A highlight of this performance was the contribution of the Marquis brand to the improvement in Waterford Crystal's operational profitability.

Although it may seem expensive cost of getting to Florida, it will be a highlight of your trip.

August may be the best time for hitting the highlights.

But to provide highlights without at least some explanation is equally so, since they are presumably meant to serve as introductions.

Compare the highlights of the recent Test series in New Zealand.

Her long blonde hair seemed to come alive in the sunlight which gave it golden highlights.

The highlight of our trip was a stay at the Inn On Tomales Bay.

The ruins of Castle Acre's Cluniac priory area one of the highlights of this section.

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